Posts Tagged ‘Evgeni Plushenko’

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Plushenko reveals new short program for 2014

Plushenko reveals new short program for 2014

Evgeni Plushenko, the 2006 Olympic Champion and two-time Olympic silver medalist of figure skating has revealed his new short program for the 2013-14 season during a performance at the conclusion of a training camp in Pinzolo, Italy.

The Russian star has selected Taka jak ty by…

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Evgeni Plushenko a dark horse for 2014 Olympics

Evgeni Plushenko a dark horse for 2014 Olympics

Russia’s Evgeni Plushenko is arguably the most recognizable figure skater in the world. Yet, one year before the Olympic Games in Sochi, the 2006 Olympic Champion and two-time Olympic silver medalist remains the dark horse in the race for the 2014 Olympic title.

This will…

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Plushenko wins tenth title at Russian Nationals

Plushenko wins tenth title at Russian Nationals

Evgeni Plushenko won his tenth title at the 2013 Russian National Figure Skating Championships in Sochi. Sergei Voronov came in second, 12 points behind Plushenko, while Konstantin Menshov pulled up from sixth place to win the…

Plushenko exceeds his expectations at Russian Nationals

Plushenko exceeds his expectations at Russian Nationals

Evgeni Plushenko has taken the first step towards winning his tenth national title at the 2013 Russian National Figure Skating Championships in Sochi. He won the Men’s Short Program event by finishing four points ahead of…

Plushenko takes seventh European title

Plushenko takes seventh European title

Evgeni Plushenko skated off with his seventh European title Saturday at the 2012 ISU European Figure Skating Championship in Sheffield, Great Britain.

Overnight leader Artur Gachinski settled for the silver, making it one-two…

Gachinski edges out Plushenko in short program at Europeans

Gachinski edges out Plushenko in short program at Europeans

Artur Gachinski and Evgeni Plushenko of Russia finished head to head in the Men’s short program while other contenders stumbled and tumbled at the 2012 European Figure Skating Championships in Sheffield, Great Britain, on Thursday. Tomas Verner of the Czech…

Plushenko wins ninth national title

Plushenko wins ninth national title

The first medals of the 2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships were decided in Men’s division. As expected, Evgeni Plushenko had no trouble with defending his overnight lead and won the ninth national title of his career. Artur Gachinski repeated his last…

Plushenko returns triumphant

Plushenko returns triumphant

Evgeni Plushenko’s second comeback to eligible figure skating turned out to be as triumphant as the first one at the 2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships. The 2006 Olympic champion currently leads the field ahead of training mate Artur Gachinski and…

Plushenko leads men after short program

Evgeni Plushenko of Russia currently sits in first place after the men’s Short Program, followed closely by USA’s Evan Lysacek and Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi. All three men are separated by less than half a point.

Plushenko gave a demanding performance to Concierto de Aranjuez routine, nailing all his opening jumps:  a  quadruple toeloop-triple toeloop combination, a triple Axel and a triple Lutz. The defending champion also earned  level 3 on…

Plushenko wins sixth European title

Plushenko wins sixth European title

 

The old timers successfully held off the younger skaters to capture all three medals of the Men’s event in Tallinn. Evgeni Plushenko of Russia easily maintained first overall to capture the title, while Switzerland’s  Stephan Lambiel’s rose from fifth…

Plushenko ‘satisfied’ with short program

Plushenko ‘satisfied’ with short program

The operative word for the Men’s competition is “comeback”. With 38 skaters representing 30 countries, the list of the contenders for the title consist mostly of the skaters who have been out of competition for a…

Plushenko takes back national title after 4-year hiatus

Plushenko takes back national title after 4-year hiatus

Evgeni Plushenko of St. Petersburg (SPB) won the men’s 2010 Russian National title with a powerful,  but flawed performance of his tango routine. Sergei Voronov (SPB) finished in second overall, while Artem Borodulin (MOS) maintained third place for the bronze.

Plushenko popped…

Evgeni Plushenko takes first in Men’s Short

Evgeni Plushenko takes first in Men’s Short

In the Men’s event,  Evgeni Plushenko of St. Petersburg (SPB) posted an unprecedented score of  100.09 (54.05/46.04) points (including +3.00 bonus for landing a clean  quad-triple combination) to win the short program.

The …

Evgeni Plushenko: Return of the King

Evgeni Plushenko: Return of the King

At the end of his free skating program at the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, Russia’s Evgeni Plushenko first raised his index finger, then pointed on himself. ‘Look at me, I’m back and I’m still the number one,’ said this gesture.

Savoring…

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Evgeni Plushenko: Back to the Future

Evgeni Plushenko: Back to the Future

A sunny, warm morning in the last week of May in St. Petersburg, Russia, and world famous coach Alexei Mishin is on the ice in the bright Yubileini practice rink with its…

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2005 European Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Highlights

Evgeni Plushenko won his fourth European title, but it was close. Brian Joubert of France trailed behind by only 2.71 points, winning his second European silver. Germany’s Stefan Lindemann won the bronze, while Stephane Lambiel of Switzerland placed fourth.

The men’s event began with the Short Program (SP). Following a decision of the ISU congress in 2004, there will no longer be a Qualifying Round at the European championships. Therefore, all…

2004 Marshall’s World Figure Skating Challenge: Highlights

The 2004 Marshall’s World Figure Skating Challenge was held Apr 6 at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The event, sanctioned by the International Skating Union (ISU), was the final Olympic-eligible competition for the 2003-04 season and featured some of the top figure skaters in the world.

The 13 competitors (7 ladies and 6 men) skated their long program in front of a panel of 5 judges: Francois…

2004 World Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Highlights

Evgeni Plushenko of Russia defended his World title in the Men’s event, winning his third gold medal. France’s Brian Joubert won silver while Stefan Lindemann of Germany won the bronze.

The men’s event began with the Qualifying Rounds which account for 20 percent of the final score. The short program is worth 30 percent while the long is worth 50 percent. The top 15 skaters from each qualifying group advanced…

2004 European Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Highlights

Brian Joubert of France was the surprise winner in the mens event, defeating the reigning European champion, Evgeni Plushenko of Russia. Plushenko had to settle for silver while his teammate, Ilia Klimkin, won the bronze.

The men’s event begin with Qualifying Round which accounts for 20 percent of the final score. The short program is worth 30 percent while the long is worth 50 percent.

Qualifying Round – Group B

Joubert led…

2004 Russian Figure Skating Championships: Highlights

The 2004 Russian Figure Skating Championships were held Jan 7-11 at the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Men

In the men’s event, Evgeni Plushenko (St. Petersburg) didn’t have to fear his competitors as they all struggled. He alone put out two splendid performances to claim his fifth national title as well as a lot of 6.0s. Ilia Klimkin (Moscow) won his second silver while Andrei Griazev (Moscow) won the bronze…

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