Savchenko with wedding ring on Nebelhorn Trophy

Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot put los

The German flagship pair Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot starts on Thursday in his figure skating season.Nearly the entry would have burst early.

Newly Married and cheerfully: Aliona Savchenko had their start in the new figure skating season imagined so beautiful.After the wedding with her British fiancé Liam Cross in August was Germany’s only world-class runner with her partner Bruno Massot introduce two new programs at the Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf on Thursday and gain confidence.

But a hair would all have been over before it has even begun. The triple Axel throw should be the new maximum difficulty. And so was the new element which dominates hardly a pair in the world, also trained on Monday evening.But the 32-year-old fell and fell hard on his back. Immediate treatment is necessary.

Because stiffen her hip, deliberate Savchenko / Massot to cancel the competition. After physiotherapy and a good workout on Wednesday afternoon, the couple decided, but to go to the start. Whether competing at the triple Axel throw jumps, is questionable, perhaps it remains at twice.”The deciding both the short term,” said coach Alexander King.

Short program on Thursday

On Thursday initially is the short program on the plan.Savchenko / Massot run to music from That Man Caro Emerald. The rarely spilled Lindy Hop, the pair presented in June already in three shows in South Korea. but is completely new to the freestyle music Lighthouse of US singer Patrick Watson.

With the two new programs Savchenko / Massot want to convince the judges in their first full season. The highlights are firstly the European Championships, where there will be gold in the Czech Ostrava after last silver next January, and the World Cup.

End of March 2017 Helsinki wants the couple to bronze in 2016 are on the podium at the top. could help the fact that the Olympic champion Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov of Russia have canceled all season competitions loud national media. The privately Affiliated couple expecting in February offspring.

At a meeting it would then come in 2018 in Pyeongchang.Then the native Ukrainian Savchenko wants to two bronze medals (2010 and 2014) finally meet on the side of Robin Szolkowy their dream of Olympic gold – and then leave the ice forever.


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