Evgeni Plushenko

Russian figure skating legend Evgeni Plushenko retired from competition on Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Great Plushenko Pulls Out Of Men’s Figure Skating, Then Retires

Evgeni Plushenko’s Olympics are over. His competitive career, too. The Russian star retired Thursday just after he withdrew from the men’s event at the Sochi Olympics for medical reasons.