14 figure skaters retiring after the 2014 season

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Some of the biggest names in the sport including three Olympic champions are retiring after this season. Yahoo Sports coverage of the Closing Ceremony is presented by United Airlines

Sochi finish: 1st (team event), withdrew (men's)<br><br>Best finishes: 1st (2014 Olympics), 1st (2006 Olympics), 2nd (2010 Olympics), 2nd (2002 Olympics)<br><br>(Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Evgeni Plushenko (RUS)
Sochi finish: 1st (team event), withdrew (men's)

Best finishes: 1st (2014 Olympics), 1st (2006 Olympics), 2nd (2010 Olympics), 2nd (2002 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 2nd<br><br>Best finish: 1st (2010 Olympics), 2nd (2014 Olympics)<br><br>(Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Yuna Kim (KOR)
Sochi finish: 2nd

Best finish: 1st (2010 Olympics), 2nd (2014 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 2nd<br><br>Best finish: 1st (2010 Olympics), 2nd (2014 Olympics)<br><br>(Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (CAN)
Sochi finish: 2nd

Best finish: 1st (2010 Olympics), 2nd (2014 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 4th<br><br>Best finish: 2nd (2010 Olympics), 4th (2014 Olympics, 4th (2006 Olympics), 9th (2002 Olympics)<br><br>(Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Pang Qing and Jian Tong (CHN)
Sochi finish: 4th

Best finish: 2nd (2010 Olympics), 4th (2014 Olympics, 4th (2006 Olympics), 9th (2002 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 5th (team), 6th (ladies)<br><br>Best finish: 2nd (2010 Olympics), 6th (2014 Olympics)<br><br>(Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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Sochi finish: 5th (team), 6th (ladies)

Best finish: 2nd (2010 Olympics), 6th (2014 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 8th<br><br>Best finish: 8th (2014 Olympics), 8th (2010 Olympics)<br><br>(Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Akiko Suzuki (JPN)
Sochi finish: 8th

Best finish: 8th (2014 Olympics), 8th (2010 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 4th<br><br>Best finish: 4th (2014 Olympics), 7th (2010 Olympics), 18th (2006 Olympics)<br><br>(Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Nathalie Pechalat and Fabian Bourzat (FRA)
Sochi finish: 4th

Best finish: 4th (2014 Olympics), 7th (2010 Olympics), 18th (2006 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 11th<br><br>Best finish: 11th (2014 Olympics), 18th (2006 Olympics), 19th (2010 Olympics)<br><br>(Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
Tomas Verner (CZE)
Sochi finish: 11th

Best finish: 11th (2014 Olympics), 18th (2006 Olympics), 19th (2010 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 12th<br><br>Best finish: 9th (2010 Olympics), 12th (2014 Olympics)<br><br>(Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Jeremy Abbott (USA)
Sochi finish: 12th

Best finish: 9th (2010 Olympics), 12th (2014 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 13th<br><br>Best finish: 6th (2006 Olympics), 13th (2014 Olympics), 14th (2002 Olympics), 16th (2010 Olympics)<br><br>(Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
Brian Joubert (FRA)
Sochi finish: 13th

Best finish: 6th (2006 Olympics), 13th (2014 Olympics), 14th (2002 Olympics), 16th (2010 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: 25th<br><br>Best finish: 25th (2014 Olympics), 29th (2010 Olympics)<br><br>(Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Jenna McCorkell (GBR)
Sochi finish: 25th

Best finish: 25th (2014 Olympics), 29th (2010 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: Did not qualify<br><br>Best finish: 5th (2010 Olympics), 15th (2006 Olympics)<br><br>(Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
Miki Ando (JPN)
Sochi finish: Did not qualify

Best finish: 5th (2010 Olympics), 15th (2006 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: Did not qualify<br><br>Best finish: 7th (2010 Olympics)<br><br>(Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
Nobunari Oda (JPN)
Sochi finish: Did not qualify

Best finish: 7th (2010 Olympics)

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Sochi finish: Did not qualify<br><br>Best finish: 7th (2010 Olympics)<br><br> (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Rachael Flatt (USA)
Sochi finish: Did not qualify

Best finish: 7th (2010 Olympics)

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