But she didn’t stop for fear of losing points. She said:
I went from the beginning to the end. I didn’t stop because you get a deduction if you stop in the middle of a program. In my head, I was thinking, ‘Is it better to stop and fix it and get the deduction or keep going?’
Her first Olympics, Ms Yin improvised through the rest of the routine with partner Alexander Gamelin, holding everything in place.
The two came ninth out of 10 teams and will go on to compete at the individual pairs competition later in February.