Alexei Mishin: “Everyone is nervous at the world championships”

Alexei Mishin, a coach of the Russian skater Artur Gachinski said that the main goal of the Russia’s national team for the near future is to get maximum representation spots for the next world championships.

“Let’s look what will be today, in a free skating. Artur takes a high place absolutely deservedly. He is an elegant guy in general and only blind can not see it. Today we will try to achieve our main goal – increasing Russia’s representation in male skating for the next Worlds. This is a very important thing.

Artur Gachinski tries here, in Moscow, for the all team. Reporters often ask me: “Are you nervous for the result?” I have only one answer – everyone is nervous at the world championships.” said Mishin to Russia’s Sport-Express.


World Championships, Men – Final standings (top 10):

1 Patrick CHAN CAN 280.98 
2 Takahiko KOZUKA JPN 258.41 
3 Artur GACHINSKI RUS 241.86 
4 Michal BREZINA CZE 233.61 
5 Daisuke TAKAHASHI JPN 232.97 
6 Nobunari ODA JPN 232.50 
7 Florent AMODIO FRA 229.68 
8 Brian JOUBERT FRA 227.67 
9 Richard DORNBUSH USA 222.42 
10 Javier FERNANDEZ ESP 218.26 

World Championships, Pairs – Final standings (top 10):

1 Aliona SAVCHENKO / Robin SZOLKOWY GER 217.85 
2 Tatiana VOLOSOZHAR / Maxim TRANKOV RUS 210.73 
3 Qing PANG / Jian TONG CHN 204.12 
4 Yuko KAVAGUTI / Alexander SMIRNOV RUS 187.36 
5 Vera BAZAROVA / Yuri LARIONOV RUS 187.13 
6 Caitlin YANKOWSKAS / John COUGHLIN USA 175.94 
7 Meagan DUHAMEL / Eric RADFORD CAN 173.03 
8 Kirsten MOORE-TOWERS / Dylan MOSCOVITCH CAN 163.17 
9 Narumi TAKAHASHI / Mervin TRAN JPN 160.10 
10 Stefania BERTON / Ondrej HOTAREK ITA 157.15 

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