In the article “Evgeni Plushenko best performances” we will tell you about the 5 best performances of the famous Russian figure skater.
Evgeni Plushenko is one of the most famous figure skaters, both in Russia and in the world. He got his fame not only through his victories, and he has plenty of them (10 times champion of Russia, 7 times European champion, 3 times world champion, 2 times Olympic champion), but also through his participation in various shows, where he revealed himself as a person with a great sense of humor and irresistible charisma.
Evgeny Viktorovich at the end of March 2017 announced the end of his career, and 5 days later announced the opening of the academy of figure skating “Angels Plushenko”, where he plans to focus on working as a coach and “to train young figure skaters from scratch”.
At the moment, Evgeny Viktorovich continues to work as a coach at his school and actively supports Russian sport and Russian athletes. And once again we want to remember the bright and unforgettable performances of the skater.
So, the best performances of Evgeny Plushenko during his career:
- The number “Sex Bomb” was first performed at the gala concert in Vancouver (World Cup 2001). The performance was so bright and charismatic that no fan of figure skating was left indifferent.
- At the 2006 Olympic Games in Turin, Plushchenko won his first Olympic gold in single figure skating. He won with a huge advantage over his opponents (+27 points).
- In 2008, the figure skater performed at the Eurovision Song Contest in Dmitry Bilan’s number. The performance of the “trio” (Bilan, Plushchenko, Marton) brought Russia its first victory in this contest.
- At the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, Evgeny won the second silver medal of his career after Salt Lake City in 2002.
- At the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Plushchenko became a two-time Olympic champion. He won gold in the team event. The won medal was the 4th in the skater’s career and brought him the honorable first place in the informal rating of record-breakers.
During his career Evgeny Plushenko gave the audience a lot of emotions, which is pleasant to remember. See a selection of his five best performances in the video below.