Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu poses during a practice session for the Japan Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena. Photo: AP
Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu poses during a practice session for the Japan Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena. Photo: AP

Beijing 2022: Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu leads Japan championship on his return after an eight-month injury absence

  • The 27-year-old says he wants to incorporate the first triple axel in competition in Sunday’s free skate programme
  • The Sochi and Pyeongchang gold medallist’s previous competition was the World Team Trophy in April

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu poses during a practice session for the Japan Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena. Photo: AP
Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu poses during a practice session for the Japan Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena. Photo: AP
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