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Canada’s Gilles, Poirier take ice dance silver at figure skating worlds in Montreal

Canadian ice dancers Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier claimed silver at the world championships in Montreal on Saturday.

Toronto’s Gilles and Unionville, Ont.’s Poirier earned an overall score of 219.68 at the Bell Centre after finishing first in the free dance and third in Friday’s rhythm dance.

Reigning Olympic champions Madison Chock and Evan Bates of the United States successfully defended their world title with 222.20 points, while Italy’s Charlene Guignard and Marco Fabbri took home bronze (216.52).

WATCH l Gilles and Poirier capture world silver in Montreal:

Canada’s Gilles, Poirier capture ice dance silver at figure skating worlds

Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier of Canada win the free dance program but finish second overall in the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships.

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