Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs in the men’s short programme at the national figure skating championships at the Big Hat arena in Nagano, central Japan, on December 25, 2020. Photo: Kyodo Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs in the men’s short programme at the national figure skating championships at the Big Hat arena in Nagano, central Japan, on December 25, 2020. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs in the men’s short programme at the national figure skating championships at the Big Hat arena in Nagano, central Japan, on December 25, 2020. Photo: Kyodo

Beijing 2022: Japanese Yuzuru Hanyu fans ask Chinese for support after Olympics stops overseas spectators

  • Chinese embassy in Japan joins in on social media after figure skater’s supporters ask locals to cheer him on at Winter Games
  • ‘Feel Sorry for Yuzuru Hanyu’ trended on Weibo after star missed out on gold at 2019 Grand Prix Final

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs in the men’s short programme at the national figure skating championships at the Big Hat arena in Nagano, central Japan, on December 25, 2020. Photo: Kyodo Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs in the men’s short programme at the national figure skating championships at the Big Hat arena in Nagano, central Japan, on December 25, 2020. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs in the men’s short programme at the national figure skating championships at the Big Hat arena in Nagano, central Japan, on December 25, 2020. Photo: Kyodo
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