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Savchenko and Szolkowy take gold

Savchenko and Szolkowy take gold

After avoiding a close call in the short program, Germans Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy made it clear that the Skate America title belonged to them after earning the highest score of the season thus far. Their Pink Panther freeskate was the highlight…

Savchenko and Szolkowy lead pairs

Savchenko and Szolkowy lead pairs

On Friday evening in Portland, Ore., two-time World Champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy from Germany escaped with the lead after the short program over the Canadian upstarts Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch.

With such…

Germans are ready for another four years

Germans are ready for another four years

 

Aliona Savchenko  and Robin Szolkowy entered the Olympic season as two-time and reigning World Pairs  Champions and were considered top contenders for the Olympic Gold. In the end, …

Germans lead pairs after short program

Germans lead pairs after short program

The first day of the 2010 European Figure Skating Championships concluded with the Pairs Short Program. The event featured 20 teams from 15 countries, but only four teams have realistic chances of winning a…

Savchenko and Szolkowy Back in Business

Savchenko and Szolkowy Back in Business

Germany’s Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy had a rough start into the Olympic season when they struggled  in their free skate at…

Savchenko and Szolkowy win second consecutive world title

Savchenko and Szolkowy win second consecutive world title

After a night of great skating in the pairs short program, the pairs freeskate was a huge let down…

Savchenko and Szolkowy first after Short Progam

Savchenko and Szolkowy first after Short Progam

It was a great night of pairs skating as twenty-five teams from all corners of the world competed in the short program at the…

Savchenko and Szolkowy take third consecutive European title

Savchenko and Szolkowy take third consecutive European title

Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany won their third consecutive European title with an inspired and mesmerizing performance to music from the Schindler’s List soundtrack and Albinoni’s Adagio.

The reigning World…

Savchenko and Szolkowy win gold in Paris

Savchenko and Szolkowy win gold in Paris

Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany won the long program with an inspired, but flawed performance to Schindler’s List. The team opened with…

Savchenko and Szolkowy take lead in Paris

Savchenko and Szolkowy take lead in Paris

Germany’s Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy won the Short Program with flawless performance to music from the Lost in Space soundtrack. The team opened their routine with strong…

Savchenko and Szolkowy catapult to gold in Everett

Savchenko and Szolkowy catapult to gold in Everett

For everything that Russia’s Maria Mukhortova and Maxim Trankov did well yesterday in the short program, they were punished for in today’s free skate. After…

Savchenko and Szolkowy win World title

Savchenko and Szolkowy win World title

Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy from Germany, who stood in second after the short program, won their first World title in the dramatic Pair Skating final. Skating after their main rivals, Dan Zhang and…

Savchenko and Szolkowy take European title

Savchenko and Szolkowy take European title

In the Pairs event, defending champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy justified the foregone conclusion that they would repeat their victory. The German champions delivered a nearly flawless routine to L’Oiseau by Rene Dupere.

The defending champions…

Savchenko and Szolkowy lead pairs at Europeans

Savchenko and Szolkowy lead pairs at Europeans

The Pairs Short Program started off strongly as the three main contenders drew the first three starting numbers.

Defending champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany had to overcome their first obstacle. Their luggage with their skates was lost…

Savchenko and Szolkowy win Grand Prix Final gold

Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany were the gold medal winners in the Pairs event, while China’s Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang and Qing Pang and Jian Tong won silver and bronze, respectively.

Savchenko and Szolkowy delivered a strong routine to L’Oiseau by Rene Dupere which featured a solid throw triple flip and throw triple Salchow, as well as three difficult lifts. However, Szolkowy doubled his first jump in…

Savchenko and Szolkowy take lead in Torino

Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany are the currently leaders after the Pairs Short Program, while China’s Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang and Qing Pang and Jian Tong are in second and third place, respectively.

Savchenko and Szolkowy delivered a nearly flawless routine to music from the Asoka soundtrack, but Savchenko two-footed the landing of a throw triple flip. The team recovered and went on to produce a triple…

Savchenko and Szolkowy capture gold at NHK

Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany maintained their overnight lead after the long program, winning the gold with more than 24 points total.

USA’s Keauna McLaughlin and Rockne Brubaker rose from fourth to capture the silver, while Jessica Dube and Bryce Davison of Canada won the bronze.

Savchenko and Szolkowy, who are competing in their third grand prix event this season, scored a seasonal best of 120.32 (58.64/61.68) points in…

Savchenko and Szolkowy first after short at NHK

Germany’s Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy place first in the short program with a comfortable lead ahead of Ukrainians Tatiana Volosozhar and Stanislav Morozov. Jessica Dube and Bryce Davison of Canada are currently in third.

Savchenko and Szolkowy delivered a strong and intense routine to music from the Asoka soundtrack, earning a new personal best of 70.32 (39.92/30.40) points.

The German champions opened with a throw triple flip which received a…

Savchenko and Szolkowy take second Skate Canada title

Savchenko and Szolkowy take second Skate Canada title

With less than three points separating the top three teams, all skaters were under pressure to put out their best performances.

Overnight leaders Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy were able…

Savchenko and Szolkowy lead pairs at Skate Canada

Savchenko and Szolkowy lead pairs at Skate Canada

The pairs event proved to be a great one despite a small field of competitors. There were no falls, and only minor mistakes were made with the exception of…

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