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American Chen struggles in the figure skating short program

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Somewhere in the midst of hundreds of cascading Winnie The Pooh dolls stood Yuzuru Hanyu.

Oh yeah, there he was, at center ice, bowing to a huge ovation for an Olympic-record short program.

At least the defending Olympic champion from Japan knew what to do with the Poohs after he scored 111.68 points Friday, building more than a four-point lead over Spain's Javier Fernandez.

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