Canadian duo Brooke McIntosh and Benjamin Mimar are in third place following the pairs short program at the NHK Trophy in Sapporo, Japan on Thursday.
McIntosh and Mimar had a rating of 62.31 factors to take a seat simply behind Americans Emily Chan and Spencer Akira Howe, who had the second-best displaying with 64.62 factors.
WATCH l McIntosh, Mimar seize 3rd place:
Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara of Japan had 78.25 factors to safe the lead.
The NHK Trophy is about to proceed on early Friday with the ladies’s short program, the ice dance rhythm dance and the lads’s short program.
WATCH l Miura, Kihara of Japan maintain lead:
WATCH l Asher Hill previews NHK Trophy: