Interview with Sofia Biryukova about her transition to pairs.
It's possible. I wouldn't say it's anything close to certain though. The men's field is incredibly inconsistent. It depends on how the Russians skate and how the rest of the field skate. For instance, Kovtun's 4th place LP was quite a bit weaker than Menshov or Voronov's Europeans LPs. However, we can't say if Voronov or Menshov can bring those LPs to Worlds next year. We also don't know if the rest of the field (Aaron, Reynolds, Han Yan) will bomb badly enough to leave the door open again. We don't know how the quad experiment will go for Jason and Pitkeev, if they attempt it.
Originally Posted by AliceInWonderland
Further predictions incoming when they start skating in the GP, but in the end it all boils down to the day.
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