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Plushenko's Withdrawal Stirs a Backlash

New York Times - 13 Feb 2014
MOSCOW — The crowd at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi went silent when Evgeni Plushenko stumbled with the back injury that ended his figure skating career on Thursday. But the stunned silence that followed his withdrawal from the men's short ...

This Date in Sports History - Feb. 18

Times Herald-Record - 17 Feb 2019
1928 — At Moritz, Switzerland, Sonja Henie becomes the youngest Olympic figure skating champion. At 15 years and 315 days, easily beats Austria's Fritzi ...

Evgeni Plushenko - Ice Skater, Athlete

Biography - 13 Apr 2014
Born on November 3, 1982, in Solnechny, Russia (then part of the Soviet Union), Evgeni Plushenko became one of the most decorated men's figure skating ...

Skating at Home, Plushenko Has Already Won

New York Times - 06 Feb 2014
Plushenko, with three Olympic medals and an untold number of surgical screws, finished second in the short program of the team figure skating event, which ...

Magical skates, musical scales

Budapest Times - 12 Mar 2018
Russian ice-skater Evgeni Plushenko and violinist Edvin Marton combine for an exciting show that will visit Budapest in April. Plushenko is a Russian figure ...

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