5. Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov Win Pairs Title in Their Worlds Debut
Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov won the pairs division in their worlds debut as seniors (they were 2019 world champions as juniors). The Figure Skating Federation of Russia (FSR) skaters performed a free skate to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "We Are the Champions," which you can watch in full here.
According to Olympic Channel, this is the first time a pair have won in their debut since 1986. Mishina said she was glad they were able to win the competition with programs developed by her favorite choreographer. Sui Wenjing and Han Cong from China, who won in 2017 and 2019 and were Olympic silver medalists in 2018, came in second, and Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii, also Russians, came in third.