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Olympic Champion SURVIVOR: PAIRS Round 5

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by skateboy, Aug 8, 2012.

Who is the weakest link?

Poll closed Aug 12, 2012.
  1. Belousova/Protopopov

    21 vote(s)
    23.3%
  2. Rodnina/Zaitsev

    20 vote(s)
    22.2%
  3. Gordeeva/Grinkov

    10 vote(s)
    11.1%
  4. Mishkutenok/Dmitriev

    39 vote(s)
    43.3%
  1. skateboy

    skateboy Well-Known Member

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    Here we go, Round 5 -- Pairs!

    In Round 4, we said goodbye to:

    5th place: BEREZHNAYA/SIKHARULIDZE

    We eliminate one team per round.
     
  2. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    Gotta go with M/D, a great team but just don't quite measure up to the other three greats on that list (although I think they should have won '94).
     
  3. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    Rodnina & Zaitsev should go. They won only by technical ability and overall strength and power, no artistry at all. I am also not impressed that as the most athletic and technical pair of their time they werent doing throw jumps when numerous of their competitors were.
     
  4. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    I didn't know they weren't doing throw jumps! If I'd know that I might have chosen them, too.
     
  5. berthesghost

    berthesghost Well-Known Member

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    Omg you have to read up on diva rodnina! What a piece of work. :rofl:
    She couldn't do them of course, but insisted she never even tried because it was undignified. She said it was like the man was throwing the lady away. :lol::rolleyes: and :blah: all at the same time. :p
     
  6. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    Undignified? Funny comment as dignified was the last thing I would have ever thought to describe their truck driver on fire style of skating, or her in your face personality at the time.