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Olympic gold medalists Davis-White out of worlds

Created: 03/03/2014 4:00 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

Olympic gold medalist ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White will not compete at the world championships later this month.

The Americans announced Monday that they would not defend their world title in Saitama, Japan, on March 24-30. As far as their competitive future beyond worlds, White says in a news release that "we will leave our options open."

Alexandra Aldridge and Daniel Eaton will take their spot after finishing fifth at U.S. Championships in January. Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue, who were fourth, are sidelined because Hubbell needs surgery on a torn labrum in her left hip.

Madison Chock and Evan Bates and siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani, who both finished in the top 10 at the Sochi Games last month, will also represent the United States in ice dance.



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