Figure skating: Wenjing and Cong stand tall among walking wounded

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Chinese duo Wenjing Sui and Cong Han emerged unscathed in a field littered with the walking wounded to grab the lead in the pairs competition at the figure skating world championships on Wednesday.

While their leading rivals had to compete with a dodgy hip or a sliced knee, Wenjing and Cong avoided any visible mishaps to earn 81.23 points for their 'Blues for Klook' short skate.

A hand down by Duhamel on the throw triple Lutz incurred a deduction but it was in the side-by-side spin that Radford's hip really played up as he went completely out of sync with his partner.

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