Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu first repeat Olympic gold medalist since 1952

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    Yuzuru Hanyu was introduced as the Olympic gold medalist, skated over to the podium and jumped high onto it. With a perfect landing, naturally.

    He also leaped into the figure skating history books Saturday, becoming the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button in 1952.

    Hanyu's gold is also the 1,000th gold medal awarded since the Winter Games began in 1924.

    read more http://www.espn.com/olympics/winter...n-singles-figure-skating-pyeongchang-olympics
     

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