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World figure skating stars join Yuzuru Hanyu to charm 5,000 at Chiba ice show

Figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs at an ice show in Chiba's Mihama Ward on May 24, 2019. (Mainichi/Kimi Takeuchi)

CHIBA -- Two-time Olympic figure skating gold medalist and the People's Honor Award winner Yuzuru Hanyu performed at an ice show in this city's Mihama Ward, east of Tokyo, on May 24, charming some 5,000 spectators.

Joining him in the show were Evgeni Plushenko, of Russia, a gold medalist at the 2006 Turin Olympics, Javier Fernandez, of Spain, a bronze medalist at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, Shizuka Arakawa, of Japan, a gold medalist at the Turin event, Rika Kihira, of Japan, and Alina Zagitova, of Russia, a gold medalist at the Pyeongchang Games.

(Japanese original by Kimi Takeuchi, Photo Group)

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