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Figure Skater Yuzuru Hanyu Strikes Most Extra Pose For Olympic Group Selfie

Olympian Yuzuru Hanyu might’ve brought home a first-place medal in figure skating for Japan, but it turns out his photo poses are also gold.  A group of skaters and sweepers gathered for a selfie on the ice on Saturday after the Olympic figure skating exhibition gala, an event where athletes are given an opportunity to express themselves. Hanyu definitely showed ...

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Russian Skater Alina Zagitova Breaks World Record Set Minutes Earlier By Teammate

By Soyoung Kim and Elaine Lies GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Alina Zagitova took the lead in women’s singles figure skating on Wednesday with a brilliant free skate that set a world record, giving her nation a strong shot at its first gold of the Pyeongchang Games. The Olympic Athlete from Russia’s routine to “Black Swan” featured three triple jumps, in… ...

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Olympics Figure Skater Yura Min Overcomes Wardrobe Malfunction With Calm And Class

South Korean skater Yura Min’s Olympic debut on Sunday was marred by a performer’s nightmare: A wardrobe malfunction that occurred seconds into her short dance routine that threatened to reveal just a little too much to the watching world. But instead of stopping the show in a panic, Min gamely continued her performance with partner Alexander Gamelin, improvising as she ...

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