Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Plushenko a contender for worst Olympics loser
It’s like any other village – full of honest burghers, a few catty fishwives and the odd idiot.
If anyone has earned the dunce’s cap inside Vancouver’s Olympic village, it’s Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko. His antics since failing to win a gold medal have launched Plushenko into the pantheon of poor Olympic sports, where he sadly has a fair bit of competition.
Plushenko’s crimes against dignity? First up, his hair. But that’s his stylist’s fault.
The Russian takes the blame for everything else. After falling to American Evan Lysacek on Friday, Plushenko wrapped himself in a blistering air of ill will.
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Source: Toronto Star