Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje skated to an ice dance bronze medal at the ISU Grand Prix event in Moscow, Russia on Saturday.
On the third stop of the circuit the duo’s Spanish flavoured routine captivated judges, producing a score of 178.57 points. The Canadians finished third behind Americans Madison Chock and Evan Bates (182.13). The Rostelecom Cup title went to went to Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev were able to skate to a gold medal and a score of 186.68 in front of a home crowd.
‘’We are really pleased with how the performance went,’’ said Poje to Skate Canada. ‘’We really wanted to come out there and show the work we’ve put into creating our story and our emotion. We felt really connected to the audience. It’s early in the season but we wanted a strong technical score and to feel like we are on the right track.’’
Fans can expect more from two-time world medallists Weaver and Poje this season, as the circuit continues to its fourth stop in Paris, France on Friday.