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Canadian John Fairbairn finishes seventh in men's skeleton competition

Posted: 02/15/2014 12:24 PM | Comments: 0

Last Modified: 02/15/2014 2:41 PM | Updates

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Canada's John Fairbairn slides at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

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Canada's John Fairbairn slides at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Canada's John Fairbairn finished seventh Saturday in the men's skeleton competition at the Sochi Games.

Calgary's Fairbairn, 30, posted a time of three minutes 48.13 seconds to finish 3.84 seconds behind event winner Alexander Tretiakov of Russia.

After standing eighth following the two runs Friday, the five-foot-10, 154-pound Fairbairn made up a spot following the last two runs Saturday.

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Updated on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:41 PM CST: corrects spelling of name in headline

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