" Plushenko: competition schedule will not allow to become a standard-bearer of the Russian national team at the Olympics "
this could also add some superstition into it" It's very flattering to hear and read the opinions of the great athletes that do I need to entrust this honorary role - said Plushenko. - For me it would be a great honor . But competition schedule does not allow to participate in the ceremony . Indeed, the day before the opening of the Games will act in the short program in the team competition , and the next day after the ceremony - in any . "
it is considered in Russia to be the Torch Bearer to be Bad Luck for you
as you will not win in the Olympics