8 December 2011

Plushenko's return not good news for Chan


If anybody would interview Patrick Chan over the next few months, he wouldn't publicly say that he is disappointed to see the return of Russian Evgeni Plushenko, the Olympic Gold medallist from the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino and the Olympic Silver medallist from the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

But the bottom line is that Plushenko's announced return today (A/N: December, 2) by the Canadian Press, doesn't exactly enhance Patrick Chan's chances of getting on top of the podium in men's figure skating at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Plushenko, who has been a member of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly since 2007, confirmed today that he is leaving the political arena to concentrate on figure skating.


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