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Best silver medal performance by a dance team in the Olympics?

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by blue_idealist, Sep 4, 2012.

Best silver medal performance in ice dance:

  1. Davis and White (2010)

    41 vote(s)
  2. Belbin and Agosto (2006)

    3 vote(s)
  3. Lobacheva and Averbukh (2002)

    4 vote(s)
  4. Krylova and Ovsiannikov (1998)

    28 vote(s)
  5. Usova and Zhulin (1994)

    14 vote(s)
  6. Duschesnay and Duschesnay (1992)

    3 vote(s)
  7. Other (pre-1992)

    8 vote(s)
  1. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

    Same thing as the ones for bronze. :)
  2. SamuraiK

    SamuraiK Well-Known Member

    I would Klimova & Ponomarenko 1988, the only one of the silver performances that actually deserved gold.
  3. caseyedwards

    caseyedwards Well-Known Member

    Regöczy & Sallay in 1980 did not just divide the judges so much that they almost won but they also won 1980 worlds so they seemed to have a real momentum and skill that was not just isolated to an Olympics. It may not be the best but came to mind almost immediately!
  4. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

    That was a good one, I decided not to include the '80s because I'm not too familiar with MOST of the performances myself.
  5. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

    That is why I voted "other".
  6. sammyhi

    sammyhi New Member

    :cheer2:Yay Davis and White:cheer2:
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  7. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

    None of those are phenomal just good. Davis & White werent that developed artistically yet in 2010 and their POTO was pretty bland but technically superb. Belbin & Agosto were 4th in the FD in 2006. Lobacheva & Averbuhk had a much better OD than FD, I cant believe they nearly won with that program, but then again no FDs were great that night. I did not like Krylova & Ovsiannikov's Carmen which was way overdone. Usova & Zhulin's FD in 94 was very dissapointing, even if they were .1 from winning gold. The Duchensays programs in 92 were nowhere near their creative standards, and they were never exceptional technicians.

    I honestly dont know who to pick. Maybe I should vote for the best OD. In which case my choice would be Krylova & Ovsiannikov in 98, although Usova & Zhulin in 94, Lobacheva & Averbuhk in 2002, and Belbin & Agosto in 2006 were also great. K&O and U&Z both had very strong CDs as well
  8. gk_891

    gk_891 Well-Known Member

    I went with 'other'. I loved Klimova & Ponomarenko's performances at the 1988 Olympics. Their skating skills completely blow B&B's out of the water.
  9. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

    and they were easily better than anyone on this poll too Seriously are there any great FDs on this poll? The 80s silver FDs were all better, plus M&M in 76, even B&B in 84 (desite that vs the field present that year I had them only 3rd or 4th).
  10. Shyjosie

    Shyjosie Well-Known Member

    I think K/P's skating skills blow every other skaters' skills out of the water.
    Therefor, my vote goes to the Duchesnays, who were one judge short of winning against them (K/P) in '92, with a very difficult program.