Daleman overcomes pneumonia, leads at Canadian championships

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Gabrielle Daleman found out Thursday she had pneumonia. A day later, she was in prime position to win a second Canadian championship – and likely punch a ticket to Pyeongchang.

Daleman won the women’s short program Friday at the Canadian figure skating championships a day after she was diagnosed with pneumonia. Skating to a French rendition of ”Carmen,” the world bronze medallist scored 77.88 points to take a six-point lead over Kaetlyn Osmond into Saturday’s free program.Article continues below ... ”I am just most proud of how I’ve handled everything, I didn’t find out how sick I was (until Thursday), I just knew I couldn’t breathe properly,” said Daleman, who saw...