Olympics 2022 | No world premiere: Hanyu fails the quadruple axel

No world premiere in Beijing: figure skating superstar Yuzuru Hanyu failed the quadruple axel at the Olympic Games.

The Japanese fell in this jump with four and a half turns in the freestyle decision. After the short program, the Olympic champion from 2014 and 2018 was only in eighth place.

The first runner to cleanly land a triple axel was Canadian Vern Taylor in 1978. Eleven years later, Midori Ito (Japan) became the first woman to achieve the three-rotation king jump.


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