RIA Novosti: Four-time Grand Prix winner Johnny Weir told R-Sport on Saturday that he was withdrawing from the Cup of Russia due to an old knee injury flaring up.

Weir was competing for the first time since the 2010 Winter Olympics but pulled out before Saturday’s free skate in Moscow and could now be out of the Trophee Eric Bompard next week.

“This is a very terrible setback and I’m not happy, but things happen in sports,” Weir said.

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