Aliona Savchenko won her first gold medal – in her fifth Olympic appearance – with new partner Bruno Massot. Savchenko won two previous bronze medals in 2010 and 2014, and didn’t expect to continue competing after Sochi.
She found Bruno Massot, originally from France, and they teamed to represent Germany.
More to come. In the meantime, catch in-depth analysis from Olympic Ice about the pairs’ free skate, featuring Kristi Yamaguchi, Charlie White and Ben Agosto.