Quote Originally Posted by gioccia View Post
he could have pulled out earlier and let Menshov go
Its not like he is the prime of russian fs either. i like him much more than Voronov and Kobtun but Menshov could have beaten him in nationals, Plushenko earned his spot while he could have had a bye from RF. and it's not like Menshov didn't go because of Plush, he didn't go because of Kovtun.