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Belarussian ice dancers compete in borrowed skates

Updated: March 14, 2013, 10:50 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON, Ontario -- Viktoria Kavaliova and Yurii Bieliaiev were on borrowed blades.

The ice dancers from Belarus had to use someone else's skates for Thursday night's short dance after their luggage was lost in transit. And not just any skates, mind you. Bieliaiev was wearing singles skates, something he hasn't done since he was "5 or 6 years old."

"We are very glad we were able to skate at all," Kavaliova said. "We're pleased at how we were able to perform in light of all that happened."

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