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Yuzuru Hanyu vs. Nathan Chen: Short Program Mistake Costs Japan, But 1 Big Event Looms

Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu and Nathan Chen will face each other again in the men's free skate final on Wednesday night

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Team USA's Nathan Chen earned a historic score in the Olympic men’s short program, while two-time defending gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu placed eighth.

It was one major mistake that cost Hanyu. Take a look at that compared with Chen's world-record routine and decide for yourself if the scores ended up right.

But the two-time Olympic champ isn't done at the 2022 Winter Olympics just yet. The Japanese figure skater takes his next shot at Chen and rising Mexican star Donovan Carrillo on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET. Watch it live here.

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