Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara of Japan on Saturday finished seventh in the pairs figure skating competition at the Beijing Games, but vowed they will keep on going to pursue a higher level.

China's Sui Wenjing and Han Cong won gold. The 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic silver medalists held on to their short program lead and scored 239.88 points in total.

Russian Olympic Committee pairs filled out the podium, Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov getting silver, while Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov winning bronze.