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Highlights from the women’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Mariah Bell competes in the women's free skate program during the U.S. Figure Skating Championships Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
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Mariah Bell won the women’s national title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, likely earning a spot on the three-person U.S. Olympic team when it is announced Saturday.

Karen Chen finished second and Isabeau Levito came in third. Alysa Liu, considered the top American female figure skater, dropped out of the championships after testing positive for the coronavirus but still can be named to the team for the Beijing Olympics.

Mariah Bell, with a near-perfect free skate, wins gold at U.S. championships

Check out highlights from Friday’s final below.

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