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Two American Duos Set to Compete for Gold in Pairs Free Skate

This is the final figure skating event of the 2022 Olympics

Figure skating officially wraps up at the 2022 Olympics on Saturday morning with the pairs free skate.

Two American pairs qualified for the final skate -- Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier placed sixth, Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc placed seventh. Both have an outside shot at earning a medal.

The top five spots ahead of the Americans were occupied by just two nations -- China and the Russian Olympic Committee. China's Sui Wenjing and Han Cong topped the pairs short program with a 84.41 score, followed closely behind by three ROC pairs. Another Chinese team rounded out the top five.

The pairs free skate is set to begin at 6 a.m. ET on Saturday, airing live on and USA Network.

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