Ice Skating: Zaretsky's win gold in China

Brother and sister duo win Israel's first ever Winter Universiade Ice Dance Competition gold medal.

February 24, 2009 06:42
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Alexandra and Roman Zaretsky won gold for Israel in the ice dance competition at the 24th Winter Universiade in Harbin, China on Monday. The duo scored 177.43 points to win Israel's first ever Winter Universiade gold medal. Russia's Ekaterina Rubleva and Ivan Shefer finished second with 170.43 points. The brother and sister pair came in ninth overall at the 2008 World Championships and eighth in the European Championships. They also competed together in the 2006 Winter Olympics.

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