Yu-Na Kim Wins Gold

Yu-Na Kim Wins Gold at the Olympics

Korean world champion Kim Yu-na won the gold medal in the women’s figure skating competition in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics on Friday (KST).

It is the first time that Korea has grabbed the Olympic gold medal in the figure skating and it is the second in Asia.

she gave a stellar free skate performance, dazzling the judges who gave her a score of 150.06, another new world record, and shattering the 200 point mark  with a score of 228.56 points.

Mao Asada, Kim’s arch rival from Japan, scored 205.50 points, winning the silver medal and Canada’s Joannie Rochette got the bronze with a score of 202.64 points.

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Kim Yu-na Finishes Short Program with World Record Score

Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na has proved that she is the heavy favorite for a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Kim Yu-na fished first in the ladies’ single short program at the Pacific Coliseum on Tuesday with a new world record of 78.5 points. Performing to a James Bond medley, she scored 44.7 points in executed elements and 33.8 points in factored program components.

Her arch rival Mao Asada of Japan trailed Kim with 73.78 points, followed by Canada’s Rochette Joannie (71.36 points) and Japan’s Miki Ando (64.76 points). Korean figure skater Kwak Min-jung was placed 16th with 53.16 points.

The free skating event will be held on Friday.

You can watch Yuna’s performance at the link below.
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