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Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch of Canada compete in the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia

Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch of Canada compete in the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

Pairs figure skating competition - short program

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The pairs figure skating competition kicked off Feb. 11 with the pairs short program. Only the top 16 teams will go on to compete in the free skate for medal contention on Feb. 12.