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Beijing Winter Olympics

Skater Hanyu says 'I did my best' after missing hardest jump, medal

America's Chen wins gold, Japan's Kagiyama and Uno silver and bronze at Beijing 2022

Ranked eighth after the short program, Hanyu tried to recover and make it to the podium by attempting a quadruple axel, a jump never completed in official competition. (Photo by Koji Uema)

TOKYO -- U.S. figure skater Nathan Chen won the Olympic gold medal on Thursday, beating Japanese rivals including two time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu, after scoring a total of 332.60 points in the men's short and free programs.

Japanese skater Yuma Kagiyama won the silver medal, while compatriot Shoma Uno won the bronze. Champion Chen scored more than 20 points higher than Kagiyama, who had 310.05 points. Uno scored 293 points.

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