Plushenko will skate in ISU competition on October 2nd, 2010

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  1. let`s talk

    let`s talk Banned Member

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    They say it does not mean his ineligibility is not valid anymore. But you know how to read between the lines. He will skate in ISU competition Japan Open on October 2nd for team Europe together with Lepisto, Meier and Brezina. Just a little more than a week pasted after his time for appeal was over and technically he became ineligible. And now ISU gives him a green light. Not bad for a start. I am sure he will be fine. :respec:

    :plush: GO!!!

    The article:
    http://infox.ru/sport/winter/2010/08/31/Plyushcyenko_primyet.phtml
    The calendar on his site:
    http://evgeni-plushenko.com/calend/
    The ISU Japan Open 2010 with him:
    www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/japanopen2010/
    Youtube link about the event:
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrIs3rA7Z2U
     
  2. Moka-Ananas

    Moka-Ananas Man's Ruin

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    Does he have new programs btw?
     
  3. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

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    It's my understanding that each team includes three eligible skaters plus one ineligible skater. Seems like Plushenko is filling the latter role.
     
  4. let`s talk

    let`s talk Banned Member

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    Lol!!! And who is ineligible in team Japan: Ando, Asada, Takahashi or Kozuka?
     
  5. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

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    Good question. That's weird. I coulda sworn I read something that said every team had 3+1. . . not that I can actually find anything in English right now. <shrug>
     
  6. Nomad

    Nomad Well-Known Member

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    Buttle is the ineligible skater for Team NA.
     
  7. ciocio

    ciocio New Member

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    This story about Plushenko's ineligibility has become way too confusing. JO is an event for both eligible and ineligible skaters (like Jeff Buttle and Yagudin) so he can compete as ineligible. But considering some things that he said in interviews I think that they will apply for reinstatement very soon.
     
  8. NMURA

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    Japan Open always has one all-amateur team. It's not an aberration.

    April 2006
    Japan - Asada, Ando, Takahashi, Honda(pro)
    NA - Rochette, Czisny, Buttle, Sandhu(all eligible)
    Europe - Meier, Korpi, Lambiel, Yagudin(pro)

    April 2007
    Japan - Asada, Ando, Oda, Kozuka(all eligible)
    NA - Meissner, Rochette, Buttle, Eldredge(pro)
    Europe - Meier, Korpi, Joubert, Yagudin(pro)

    April 2008
    Japan - Asada, Nakano, Takahashi, Honda(pro)
    NA - Meissner, Nagasu, Lysacek, Eldredge(pro)
    Europe - Meier, Korpi, Lambiel, Shultheiss(all eligible)

    October 2009
    Japan - Asada, Nakano, Kozuka, Honda(pro)
    NA - Rochette, Liang, Abbott, Buttle(pro)
    Europe - Lepisto, Glebova, Lambiel, Contesti(all eligible)

    October 2010
    Japan - Asada, Ando, Takahashi, Kozuka(all eligible)
    NA - Rochette, Phaneuf, Rippon, Buttle(pro)
    Europe - Lepisto, Meier, Brezina, Plushenko(pro)
     
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  9. ciocio

    ciocio New Member

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    Thank you, so they have an eligible team and the other teams with 3 eligible and one pro?
     
  10. Akira Andrea

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    :plush:What an analytic explanation it is!:40beers:
     
  11. angietang

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    I personally think that Plushenko had better not participate in the Japan Open this year if he does wish to compete on home ice in 2014. He can only skate in Japan in the capacity of a professional for the time being, which will very likely disqualify him from competing at the ISU events in the following years on a permanent basis.
     
  12. diskates

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    :plush::plush::plush::cheer:
    :)

    Didnt' realize Plushy got his own smiley:rofl:

    I see Sasha, Irina and Shizuka get them as well among others. I think Johnny and Stephane should get their own smiley's too.

    Anyway, I'm way off topic. I was just surprised to open the thread and see a Plushy smiley.
     
  13. senorita

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    From where comes this very likely???ISU rule?ISU has a list of reasons for becoming ineligible, JO is sactioned event. And there is no professional term in ISU com., a skater is either eligible or ineligible, and Plush is already ineligible. All they can do is cut his mullet.
     
  14. angietang

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    Take it easy, :p .It is only my personal judgment. I see no point of getting so upset about it... :eek:
     
  15. Sally1214

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    Oh, for Pete's sakes ... "eligible" .... "ineligible" ... I don't care! I just want to see him skate! GO EVGENI!
     
  16. ciocio

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    Too late, he already got a haircut!:hat1::rolleyes:
     
  17. ciocio

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    Senorita is right, I can't understand why his rumour appeared. Is there any rule which says that an iligible skater can't reinstate his eligibility if he competes as a pro?
     
  18. angietang

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    My personal judgment is based on the blog of a certain foreign expert on figure skating: that is, Plushenko had better not take risks under the current circumstances. What rumor? I have no idea what you are driving at. To be truthful, I am not at all interested in this show!
     
  19. LadyNit

    LadyNit moving right along Staff Member

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    He did? Picture please. :lol:
     
  20. Nomad

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    What kind of mullet is it now?
     
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  22. galaxy

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    Yeah. I'm curious too. What is he going to skate to?
     
  23. senorita

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    probabl the old, he has been touring non stop since march, where did he find time to make new?
     
  24. Jayar

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    Yes. He is ineligible as per the ISU. There was an announcement about it recently, so it is not rumor.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/figureskating/news/story?id=5490410
     
  25. DreamSkates

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    Haircut looks much better. Not much you can do with straight, fine hair anyway. I hope he skates well. Never been a fan, but at this point I do wish him well.
     
  26. Nomad

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    He could cut it short. I thought the short haircut he had pre-2001 looked a lot better than the power-mullet.
     
  27. Gil-Galad

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    He was a tiny teen before 2001, so I am not sure it would still suit him well. I like the current haircut.

    I just saw the video of his Nijinksy performance from a short time ago. I found it to be really special. Great charisma, big jumps, well done to the music...
     
  28. senorita

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    !!before 2001 he had a yellow bowl as head :wideeyes:
    at one point before the comeback, he had them long, like all long, but i cant remember where i saw it. That was better than mullet.
    I think his torino 2006 were fine, the less mulety ever
     
  29. Susan M

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    There is a rule against competing in events not sanctioned by the ISU, which would cover all the old pro-style events like Ice Wars or World Pro Championships. There are hardly any of these events left. The only recent one I recall is the Thin Ice competition this past March. Competing in a pro competition is the only offense that prevents a skater from ever regaining eligibility. That would not apply to the Japan Open, though, because it is a pro-am event sanctioned by the ISU. I don't know of any other ISU events where "pros" (ineligible skaters) may participate.
     
  30. Tinami Amori

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