|Olympics Attended||2002; 2006; 2010; 2014|
|Olympic Medals Won|
|Birthdate||3 November 1982|
|Birthplace||Solnechny, Khabarovsk Krai, Soviet Union|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Evgeni Plushenko is a figure skating competing for Russia. Plushenko is the 2006 Olympic gold medalist and 2002 and 2010 silver medalist. Plushenko is the only Russian male competing in the men's single field. After the 2010 Olympics, Plushkeno has lost his eligibility to compete due to participate in events not approved by the Russian Figure Skating Federation. Plushenko was able to appeal and was later reinstated. Plushenko skated in the team event at the 2014 Olympics helping Russia win the gold but withdrew from the men's single event due to injury.
Plushenko won the gold medal in the men's single competition by 27.12 points.
Plushenko won the silver medal in the men's singles competition.
Team Competition - Plushenko skated both the short and free skate.
Plushenko had to withdrawal prior to skating his short program due to a back injury. After withdrawing, Plushenko announced he was retiring from competitive skating.
Major Competition ResultsEdit
- Olympics: 2002 - 2nd; 2006 - 1st; 2010 - 2nd; 2014-1st [team]; 2014-WD [singles]
- World Championships: 1998 - 3rd; 1999 - 2nd; 2000 - 4th; 2001 - 1st; 2003 - 1st; 2004 - 1st;
- European Championships: 1998 - 2nd; 1999 - 2nd; 2000 - 1st; 2001 - 1st; 2003 - 1st; 2004 - 2nd; 2005 - 1st; 2006 - 1st; 2010 - 1st; 2012 - 1st
- Russian National Championships - 1996 - 6th; 1997 - 4th; 1998 - 3rd; 1999-2002 - 1st; 2004-2006 - 1st; 2010 - 1st; 2012 - 1st; 2013 - 1st; 2014 - 2nd