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Japan earned a bronze medal in the figure skating team competition on Monday at the Beijing Winter Olympics after Kaori Sakamoto finished second in the women’s free skate section.

The Russian Olympic Committee won gold with 74 points to finish nine points ahead of United States, with Japan two points further back at Capital Indoor Stadium.

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