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SOCHI, February 06. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia has gotten the top ranking after the first day of the team figure skating tournament at the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
In men's short program, the renowned Russian athlete Yevgeny Plushenko turned out second with nine scores, ceding the top position to Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan.
Men were followed on the ice by a short program in pairs where Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov of Russia made a spectacular performance, which brought them ten scores and put the Russian team result ahead of others.