Since I noticed the comparision between Kwan and Kim I think a far more interesting one is Sotnikova vs Lipnitskaya. Both have an Olympic gold. Sotnikova's is an individual gold which would usually mean more. However Lipnitskaya single handedly won her teams gold, her margin of points won over the inferior Osmond was more than their margin of victory. Meanwhile Sotnikova's gold is so filled with massive controversy and strong belief of collusion and fixing, it devalues it somewhat. Then when you consider Julia has Sotnikova well beat in other areas- European Champion, grand prix results, World silver, I would probably go with Lipnitskaya.