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Flawless Fernandez leads at men's figure skating worlds; Uno 2nd, Hanyu 5th

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By JAMES ELLINGWORTH

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Hanyu finally gets put in his place. by the way, is this even a sport?

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Gaijin playa: Hanyu's proven himself quite a few times. His place is in the top, which he is. Not necessarily THE top, and Fernandez seems to be a lot better, but no reason to mock the man as he's done very well (and it's not done yet). Mock the media for making Hanyu into a God, sure.

As for if it's a sport, it requires more physical dexterity and ability than probably half the "sports" you're into. If it's not your cup of tea, fine, but do tell us how it does not qualify as a sport.

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Oh well, can't win them all Hanyu.

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gaijin playa at Mar. 31, 2017 - 11:31AM JST "Hanyu finally gets put in his place"

Premature pronouncement there. Hanyu's overcame his 10.66-point deficit and won the gold medal while Fernandez's came in 4th.

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