South Korea: German figure skating pair thrilled over gold medal

German Olympic champion Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot expressed their happiness after winning a gold medal in pairs figure skating, from a press conference in PyeongChang on Friday. It was «perfect teamwork» Massot said, while adding how «impossible» it was to go from fourth to first place. For Ukraine-born German skater Aljona Savchenko, Ukraine, Germany and Great Britain were part of her... Еще success; «many people have contributed to that medal and I'm very grateful to them.» «Sometimes your home country can't provide you with all the options to reach your goals,» Savchenko said referring to her competing under the German flag. «I'm very happy there is now more openness and that now athletes can reach their goals by competing for other countries if that could not happen in the country these athletes were born in,» she added. Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot won gold in free figure skating on Thursday, setting a new world record of scoring 159.31 points and jumping from fourth to first place.

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