Keegan Messing leads Canadian determine skating group named for worlds

Keegan Messing headlines the Canadian group for subsequent month’s world determine skating championships in Stockholm.

The worlds, March 22-28 in Stockholm, Sweden, cap a rocky season for Canadian skaters that noticed each Skate Canada International and the nationwide championships — from which the world group usually would have been chosen — cancelled because of COVID-19 protocols.

Skate Canada Challenge was held as a digital occasion final month.

Messing was the one Canadian to compete on the Grand Prix circuit this season, profitable bronze at Skate America in Las Vegas.

Canada was solely allotted one spot in males’s singles on the worlds, which went to Messing.

Madeline Schizas and Emily Bausback are the 2 ladies’s singles entries. Canada has three ice dance groups in Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier, Laurence Fournier Beaudry and Nikolaj Sorensen and Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha.

Canada additionally two pairs entries: Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro and Evelyn Walsh and Trennt Michaud.

Montreal was set to host final 12 months’s world determine skating championships however they had been cancelled simply days earlier than they had been set to start out. The worlds had been one of many first main worldwide sports activities occasions cancelled amid the worldwide pandemic.

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