04/01/2016 22:51 EDT | Updated 04/02/2017 01:12 EDT

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Chan finishes fifth at world championships

BOSTON — Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan has finished fifth at the world championships in Boston.

The 25-year-old from Toronto was third after the short program but scored 171.91 points in his free skate for 266.75 points overall.

Javier Fernandez of Spain won gold with 314.93 total points.

More coming.

The Canadian Press