By BHAVYA

Figure Skating: The Unmatched Legacy of Yuzuru Hanyu

27-year-old figure-skating icon Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan has recently announced his...

RETIREMENT

A living legend and nation’s hero, the news of his retirement has come as a shock to many. 

what makes him a legendary figure skater

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Hanyu is the youngest recipient of the People’s Honor Award (2018) quite a significant recognition in Japan. 

 He’s a two-time Olympic Champion, winning at both the 2014 and 2017 singles competition.

2022 was a disappointing year for the icon as he finished 4th at the Beijing Games due to injuries.

While he will continue to perform at exhibition shows, Hanyu will no longer participate in competitive figure-skating. 

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