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Gabrielle Daleman fights through pneumonia to take lead at skating nationals

An afternoon after she was once recognized with pneumonia, Gabrielle Daleman received the fast program at the Canadian determine skating championships on Friday in Vancouver.

Skating to a French rendition of “Carmen,” the arena bronze medallist scored 77.88 issues to take a six-point lead over Kaetlyn Osmond into Saturday’s loose program.

Daleman, a 19-year-old from Newmarket, Ont., received bronze at ultimate 12 months’s international championships, whilst Osmond claimed silver.

CBC Sports’ Scott Russell joined Heather Hiscox to preview the sphere at Canada’s National Skating Championships, as the development will get underway Friday in Vancouver five:59

The 22-year-old Osmond, from Marystown, N.L., had an uncharacteristic fall on her opening part — a triple turn — however completed her program to Edith Piaf’s “Sous le Ciel de Paris” cleanly and scored 71.41.


The Canadian championships decide the Olympic workforce for Pyeongchang. Canada has 3 berths in ladies’s singles at subsequent month’s Olympics.

Sarah Tamura, a 16-year-old from Vancouver, is 3rd after the fast program.

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