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Team event concludes with three remaining frees

Russia, Canada, U.S. occupy medal positions heading into Sunday night
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An excited Team USA celebrates with ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White in the kiss and cry. Their first-place finish in the short dance launched the U.S. into third place. -Getty Images

The first figure skating medals at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games will be handed out Sunday night, when the team event wraps up from the Iceberg Skating Palace.

Heading into the final day of team competition, Russia has a commanding six-point lead over second place Canada (47-41), while the United States is firmly in third place with 34 points. Italy and Japan are fourth and fifth with 31 and 30 points, respectively.

As teams are allowed to make up to two substitutions in the free skate, there are a number of lineup changes. For the U.S., Gracie Gold will replace Ashley Wagner, and Jason Brown will skate the free in relief of Jeremy Abbott. Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who won the short dance Saturday, will also compete in the free dance.

Other key substitutions for the free portion of the event include:

Russia - Elena Ilinykh/Nikita Katsalapov (replace Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev in dance)

Canada - Kevin Reynolds (replaces Patrick Chan in men's)

Italy - Valentina Marchei (replaces Carolina Kostner in ladies)

Japan - Akiko Suzuki (replaces Mao Asada in ladies), Tatsuki Machida (replaces Yuzuru Hanyu in men's)

Action kicks off at 10 a.m. ET with the men's free, followed by the ladies free at 11:05 a.m. ET and the free dance at 12:10 p.m. ET.