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Plushenko: Too good for gold or robbed at Vancouver 2010 Olympics?

Russian figure skater Evgeny Plushenko failed to defend his Turin gold in the men’s singles taking silver behind American Evan Lysacek. But Lysacek’s victory has already sparked a wave of criticism. Speaking after the event, Plushenko, who performed a unique combination of quadruple and triple jumps, appeared to say that his skating performance in Vancouver deserved to be awarded with gold.

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