“We were following the rules that the modern game was offering and we won this game,” the former Russian-American ice dancer told a packed press conference on Friday.
“You have to be an expert in figure skating to know the rules now. When you ask a professional figure skater there is no doubt who won on the night. It’s very subjective.
“Not everyone has the same taste, somebody likes red, somebody likes blue… who’s right? Somebody likes more athletics, some more balletic, some like Swan Lake … who’s right, who’s wrong?”