Taku Hiraoka. Four Continents. The season was also a hectic one for Hanyu, after a mid-season injury again forced him to step away from competition for four months. Hanyu broke Patrick Chan 's record from November All pre-run eyes were on returning Olympian Lindsey Vonn and defending champion Anna Veith was already being congratulated on victory when outsider Ester Ledecka set off. Retrieved 27 April Shiori Koike. Total : Nathan Chen Mainichi Shimbun. Retrieved 22 May
Main article: Figure skating at the Winter Olympics Japan's ten member team was announced on December 23, Yuzuru Hanyu is a Japanese figure skater who competes in the men's singles discipline. He is a two-time Olympic.
Despite a few flubs in the men's figure skating final, Yuzuru Hanyu went on to take the gold, Japan's first at the Sochi Winter Olympics. | KYODO.
Hanyu is regarded by analysts as a well-rounded skater, known for his ability to combine strong technique with mature and versatile artistry.
Hanyu's victory completed a Japanese one-two, with Shoma Uno taking silver. Hanae Kubo. On June 1,it was announced that Hanyu would receive the People's Honour Awarda prestigious government commendation bestowed by the Prime Minister of Japan.
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|Hanyu was almost upstaged by year-old US skater Nathan Chen.
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Chan put both hands to the ice on a quad toe loop and a triple axel. Margaretha Sigfridsson.
yuzuru-hanyu-figure-skating thank you comes in the form of an Olympic gold medal, the first for Japan in men's figure skating. Sochi, Russia.
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Yuzuru Hanyu won Japan's first Olympic gold medal in men's figure skating Friday, in a competition that showed how new.
Overall, he finished second behind Nathan Chen by around three points. Retrieved 27 April In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He placed 6th in the short program and 4th in the free skating to finish 5th overall at the event in Merano, Italy. Sheet D v.
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Main article: Bobsleigh at the Winter Olympics. No musing that he might share an Olympic podium, as he did Friday with the silver medalist Patrick Chan of Canada and the bronze medalist Denis Ten of Kazakhstan. Autumn Classic International champions in figure skating — Men's singles. Retrieved 30 April The result meant a first gold for the Olympic Athletes from Russia team and could herald the start of a skating rivalry for the ages.
During a press conference on February 18, Hanyu revealed that he performed his Olympic practices and programs on strong painkillers, admitting that if he wasn't taking medication, he would be unable to attempt the jumps or land them.