Japan’s Hanyu to hold news conference on Tuesday

2022 Beijing Olympics – Determine Skating – Exhibition Gala – Money Indoor Stadium, Beijing, China – February 20, 2022. Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan in motion. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

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TOKYO, July 18 (Reuters) – Japan’s two-time Olympic determine skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu will maintain a information meeting on Tuesday, at which time he will make a “statement of resolve,” his administration agency said on Monday.

The 27-12 months-previous unsuccessful in his bid to earn a third straight Olympic gold at the Beijing Game titles, the place he concluded fourth, and was non-committal about his long run.

He re-hurt his ankle in observe at the Online games, making an attempt a quadruple Axel, and then missed the earth championships.

Hanyu received gold at the Sochi Online games in 2014 and then became the very first man in extra than 50 %-a-century to gain back again-to-again Olympic titles at Pyeongchang four many years later.

Hanyu is adopted by legions of diehard lovers recognised for throwing Winnie the Pooh stuffed animals on to the ice after his performances.

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Reporting by Elaine Lies in Tokyo Enhancing by Peter Rutherford

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