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Accomplished figure skaters heading to Albany for Aurora Games

Mirai Nagasu and Alysa Liu Mirai Nagasu and Alysa Liu | Photo: AP.

July 26, 2019 04:48 PM

The first U.S. woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics is joining Team Americas for the Aurora Games in Albany.

Mirai Nagasu and 13-year-old Alysa Liu, the youngest U.S. women's figure skating champion in history, will join three time U.S. champion Ashley Wagner in the figure skating event.    

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Nagasu landed the historic jump during last year's Olympic Games.

The skating competition is set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 24.

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