Boston Hosts World Figure Skating Championships, With Events Selling Out

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The world's elite figure skaters take to the ice in Boston starting Wednesday night to compete in the World Figure Skating Championships.

Men and women representing 37 countries will compete in short programs, pairs and free skate — all vying for this year's top position.

Doug Zeghibe, executive director of the 2016 world championships, joined Morning Edition to talk about what spectators can expect to see in the coming days.

This segment aired on March 30, 2016.

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