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Each day of the Olympic Games, we will feature the Top 7 Canadian Olympic Athlete Photos drawn from the Bell Olympic Lens Fan-powered Photo Experience http://lens.olympic.ca.
Team Canada’s medal success continues on Day 2 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games with a Silver medal in the Figure Skating Team Competition. Kevin Reynolds, who was a last minute replacement for Patrick Chan, landed 3 spectacular quad jumps scoring 167.92 points to finish 2nd in the Men’s Free Skate, giving Team Canada a huge lead over 3rd place United States.
Figure Skating pair Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir finished 2nd to American rivals in the event-closing Ice Dance Free Skate. Patrick Chan started the Team Competition event with a 3rd place performance in Men’s Short. Kevin Reynolds, 23 year old of North Vancouver, replaced 3-time World Champion Patrick Chan in the long program so that Patrick Chan could focus on his individual competition later in the Sochi Games. Women’s Figure Skater Kaetlyn Osmond is the first female from Newfoundland to win an Olympic Medal.