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Evan Lysacek to miss Skate America

Updated: September 30, 2013, 3:15 PM ET
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Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek announced Monday that he will miss Skate America because of a torn labrum in his hip.

Lysacek, who revealed the news at the Olympic media summit, said he has been assured by U.S. Figure Skating that he can enter another international event to meet the qualification requirements needed for the Sochi Games, which begin Feb. 7.

"It kills me to miss it," Lysacek said.

The 28-year-old figure skater, who has not competed since winning gold ...

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