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Nicolas Nadeau headlines Canadian skaters at world junior championships

Skate Canada revealed the 14 figure skaters will represent Canada at this week’s world junior figure skating championships in Debrecen, Hungary.

18-year-old placed 5th at the 2016 Canadian senior championships

Nicolas Nadeau most recently finished fifth at the 2016 Canadian senior championships. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)

Skate Canada revealed the 14 figure skaters will represent Canada at this week's world junior figure skating championships in Debrecen, Hungary.

The competition begins Wednesday with the men's and pairs' short programs.

CBCSports.ca's live stream coverage begins Thursday with the pairs' free program at 1:45 p.m. ET.

Nicolas Nadeau, 18, will lead the Canadian team. The Boisbriand, Que., native is a national junior champion and placed 25th at this event last year.

He most recently finished fifth at the 2016 Canadian senior championships. It's worth noting that Nadeau has attempted two triple jumps in his free program and landed one.

Team Canada

Men

  • Nicolas Nadeau, Boisbriand, Que.

Ladies

  • Sarah Tamura, Burnaby, B.C.

Pairs

  • Hope McLean (Newbury, Ont.) and Trennt Michaud (Strathroy, Ont.)
  • Bryn Hoffman (Calgary) and Bryce Chudak (Calgary)
  • Justine Brasseur (Brossard, Que.) and Mathieu Ostiguy (Granby, Que.)

Ice dance

  • Mackenzie Bent (Uxbridge, Ont.) and Dmitre Razgulajevs (Ajax, Ont.)
  • Marjorie Lajoie (Boucherville, Que.) and Zachary Lagha (Greenfield Park, Que.)
  • Melinda Meng (Montrea) and Andrew Meng (Montreal)

World juniors on CBCSports.ca

Thursday

Pairs

  • Free program, 1:45 p.m. ET

Friday

Men

  • Free program, 12:45 ET

Saturday

Ladies

  • Free program, 7:45 a.m. ET

Ice dance

  • Free program, 1:45 p.m. ET

Sunday

  • Gala, 10 a.m. ET

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