STOCKHOLM - Russians Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov won gold at the European Figure Skating Championships on Sunday, headi
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STOCKHOLM - Russians Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov won gold at the European Figure Skating Championships on Sunday, heading a Russian sweep of the event. Custom New York Mets Jerseys .Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov took silver and Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov won bronze in their debut at the Europeans.Kavaguti and Smirnov opened the pairs strongly with a triple-triple and raised the technical level even further with a clean throw quad Salchow.At last, we did what we have to do, what we can do, Kavaguti said.The free skate to excerpts from Tchaikovskys Manfred Symphony combined melodrama with a moment of comedy as the skaters appear to quarrel, Kavaguti turns away with a spurning gesture and Smirnov stomps in frustration with an exaggerated grimace.The symphony is performed in concert relatively rarely and Kavaguti admitted that she initially disliked it, but that coach Tamara Moskvina pushed for it.Now, she said, Its me ... I dont need to put on some mask.Stolbova and Klimov, the Olympic silver medallists , were in first place after the short program but their free skate was troubled almost from the start, with spins and jumps out of synchronization. The problems culminated near the programs close, when Klimov, skating behind Stolbova with hands on her shoulders, caught a toe pick and fell heavily.It was the worst skate of the season, he said. Theres not a lot of joy about the medal.Adding to the frustration was his uncertainty about why things went bad. There is no reason. Everything was good in practice and before, he said.Tarasova and Morozov had started the day in fifth, but moved up due to their own strong skating and the errors of the intervening pairs, notably when Frances Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres abandoned a lift attempt.Starting in fifth place was something of an advantage for the Russians.We felt a lot calmer today, as we had nothing to lose, Tarasova said. We werent nervous and we managed to do nearly everything we set out to do.The pairs podium sweep was the championships second for Russia. Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Elena Radionova and Anna Pogorilaya won the womens medals a day earlier. Mets Jerseys China .Y. -- The "for sale" sign is up at the Buffalo Bills with the hiring of financial and legal advisers who may begin talking with prospective buyers within the next month. Stitched Mets Jerseys . "Youre not really spending time to sit back and analyze what your competitions doing and things like that," Anthopoulos said. "Youre so focused on what were trying to get done." Ultimately, while the landscape around them changed with trades both major and minor, the Blue Jays did nothing before Thursdays non-waiver deadline. https://www.cheapmetsjerseys.us/ . Jamies number grades given are out of five, with five being the best mark. Marc-Andre Fleury, Penguins (3) - Surrendered a tough first goal against on a deflection through the body short side.Toronto Blue Jays infielder Edwin Encarnacion is scheduled to join the Triple A Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday to begin his rehab stint. Encarnacion has been on the disabled list since suffering a strained right quadriceps on July 7. He began his rehab on Saturday for Single-A Dunedin and went 1-3. In 88 games, with the Blue Jays this season, Encarnacion has hit .. Mets Jerseys 2019. 77 with 21 doubles, 26 home runs and 70 RBI. His home run total is tied for 4th most in the American League even though he hasnt played since July 5. He homered 16 times in 30 games in May, setting the Blue Jays franchise record for home runs in any month. He has 221 career big league home runs with 42 homers coming for Toronto in 2012. ' ' '