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Heading to An "Olympic" Final

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Susan D. Russell
Brian Joubert

The final three events of the Grand Prix Series will play out in Russia, France and Japan before the top six skaters in both the junior and senior ranks head to the Grand Prix Final, which will take place on Olympic ice in Sochi, Russia.

Under the new rules instituted by the international skating Union for the 2012-13 Grand Prix Series, seeded skaters do not have the option to compete at a third event and pairs teams are no longer per-
mitted to compete at both the junior and senior Grand Prix levels in the same season.

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Originally published in December 2012

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