Aliona Savchenko, in fifth Olympic appearance, wins pairs gold with Bruno Massot

Finally. Aliona Savchenko won her first gold medal in her fifth Olympic appearance with new partner Bruno Massot. Savchenko won two previous bronze medals in 2010 and 2014, and didnt expect to continue competing after Sochi. She found Bruno Massot, originally from France, and they teamed to represent Germany. Chinas Sui Wenjing and Han Cong, who led the field after the short program on Tuesday, slipped to the silver medal position. The 2017 world champions missed training time leading into PyeongChang after Sui needed 12 stitches.

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