Japan’s double cross Olympic men’s figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu reported his unexpected retirement from rivalry on Tuesday.
The Japanese figure skating symbol said he had chosen to proceed with his vocation as an expert competitor aside from rivalries.
“I’m not miserable by any means. There’s no bitterness. Furthermore, I need to continue to work,” Hanyu told a news meeting in Tokyo. “However, I’m not generally restricted to the domain of rivalries any longer.”
The 27-year-old competitor said his choice came during the treatment of his new right lower leg sprain injury.
Hanyu, quite possibly of the most well known Japanese competitor ever, packed away two gold decorations in men’s single figure skating at 2014 Sochi and 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.
He likewise brought home big showdowns at 2014 Saitama and 2017 Helsinki World Figure Skating Titles.