U.S. teams in position to medal in Ice Dancing

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GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA – FEBRUARY 19: Madison Chock and Evan Bates of the United States compete during the Figure Skating Ice Dance Short Dance on day 10 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 19, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

The United States has three teams in contention for a medal in the short program for Ice Dancing at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Led by the team of Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue, the U.S. champs are making their Olympic debut and are sitting in third place.

The Shibutani siblings, Maia and Alex, are fourth, but are only behind the Donohues by just .02 of a point.

The team of Madison Chock and Evan Bates are currently in seventh place.

Canada sits in first, followed by France in second, and the two teams are expected to battle it out for the gold medal.

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