Figure skaters Gold, Wagner, Aaron, Brown on US team for World Trophy event

Americans Gracie Gold (left) and Ashley Wagner will skate for the US team in Tokyo.

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Figure skaters Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner, Max Aaron and Jason Brown will lead the U.S. at this month’s World Team Trophy in Tokyo.

U.S. Figure Skating announced the lineup Thursday for the April 16-19 competition.

Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim will skate pairs. The ice dancers are Madison Chock and Evan Bates.

World Team Trophy features the six best figure skating teams of the 2014-15 season. Also competing are Canada, China, France, Japan and Russia.

The event is held every other year and the Americans won in 2013.