“Ice Prince” Winter Olympics in Turin, Plushenko retired to win the classic forever


April 1, Beijing time, the Winter Olympics figure skating men’s Singles Champion, Russian “ice Prince” reputation of Yevgeny-Plushenko announced on Russian Match-TV March 31, they will end one’s career, will not participate in next year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.

When Plushenko announced his retirement just 2017 World Championships men’s singles figure skating short program shortly after the end of the game, two players ranked seventh and tenth in Russia. There was speculation that Plushenko is Russia’s retired men’s poor performance and anger.

Plushenko then 34 years old in another media interview denied the claim: “I make the retirement decision, and no ties to the World Championships in Russia in men’s singles. ”

“I will start a new career as a coach, to continue with figure skating career. ”



Plushenko took part in 4 Olympic Games, won two gold and two silver–2006 years, Torino was crowned men’s Singles Champion, Sochi 2014 Team Championship 2002 Salt Lake City and the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics came in the men’s singles runner-up. He also in 2001, 2003 and 2004 figure skating World Championship men’s Singles Champion, seven-time European champion.

As he grew older, injury-stricken Evgeni, Sochi 2014 retired due to injury in men’s singles competition, then never appeared in an official game. (Henri Michaux)

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