- Age 30 (January 19, 1984)
- Height 5' 0"
- Birthplace Kiev, Soviet Union
- Residence Chemnitz, Germany
- First Olympics 2006
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The Olympic figure skating pairs long program wrapped on Wednesday evening, giving Russia two more medals: its second straight gold medal in figure skating, and a silver, too.
German pairs skaters and reigning world champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy unveiled a new short program to "Pink Panther" and Savchenko donned a matching neon outfit.
Figure skating rivalries are abundant, but a particularly fierce one is in pairs skating: host country Russia's Tatyana Volosozhar and Maksim Trankov square off against Germany's Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy.
Fresh Take: Tom Hammond, Sandra Bezic and Scott Hamilton discuss the results of the pairs figure skating competition, stating costly falls by the German pair Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy allowed Russia's Tatyana Volosozhar and Maksim Trankov to win gold.