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Savchenko and Szolkowy Will Continue Competing

After a disappointing Olympic season, Germany's Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy will continue competing, according to this article on Golden Skate.

The article states that Savchenko was ill at various times last season, which affected the team's training.

From the article:

"Why did many people think that we wouldn't continue?" Savchenko wondered.

"For me, it was clear immediately [to continue]," stated Szolkowy. "I've always said that I don't look at a placement that I feel happy with, but that I look at the performance and the emotion, which in the end results in a certain placement. I could it express also in this way: I wasn't satisfied with bronze at the Olympic Games. It wasn't our best performance. We'll see if I survive another four years. It could happen that I reach the point in two or three years when I say 'that's it'. You never know. But in Vancouver I felt immediately that this wasn't it."

Savchenko agreed. "It was clear to me as well, but I wasn't sure how Robin felt about it. I thought it would be a shame to retire with a bad result. I know that we can do more, that there is more for us to achieve."

Hopefully the pair will get luckier with sickness this season and will be able to pull it together and show why they are two-time world champs!  It was disappointing to watch them last season but they seem to have a great mindset heading into this season.