By Mandi Bierly
February 18, 2010 at 06:15 PM EST
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The medals in men’s figure skating will be decided tonight (NBC, 8 p.m. ET). With less than one point separating first from third, the top of the podium is up for grabs. Here, a look at the free skates for the Top 6 competitors.

Russia’s Yevgeny Plushenko (currently sitting in first) at the European Championships:

USA’s Evan Lysacek at U.S. Nationals:

Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi at the Grand Prix Final

Japan’s Nobunari Oda at Cup of China

Switzerland’s Stéphane Lambiel at the European Championships (the commentators’ reaction when he falls during the footwork sequence at 3:35 = priceless):

USA’s Johnny Weir at U.S. Nationals:

BONUS: Because we couldn’t wait to see what Italy’s overalls-loving Samuel Contesti (14th) would wear in his long program, here he is at the European Championships:



Now, what’s your prediction for the podium? Come back tomorrow morning for our recap.

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Recap: Good music, bad costumes, and questionable scoring in the pairs’ short programs

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