All posts tagged "figure skater"

  • Yuna Sang-hwa
    Coke and a smile

    (PHOTO NEWS)  Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa, left, and figure skater Kim Yu-na were named Korea’s top athletes at the Coca Cola Sports Awards at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul, Wednesday. (Yonhap)

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • South Korea's Kim Yu-Na salutes the audience after performing in the short program of Golden Spin figure skating competition in Zagreb, Croatia, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
    As Good As Ever

    Kim Yuna takes lead in short program in Croatia   Korean figure skater Kim Yuna took a commanding lead after a solid short program in her much-anticipated return on Friday, starting her preparations for her Olympic title...

    • Posted December 6, 2013
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  • UN chief
Ban Ki-moon
    U.N. Secretary General Ban and Kim Yu-na picked as top role models

    By Kim Jae-won Students at Hanyang University in Seoul picked U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and figure skater Kim Yu-na as their top role models, a survey showed Wednesday. According to the survey by Professor Kim Jae-won,...

    • Posted December 4, 2013
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  • Kim Yu-na waves to her fans at the Incheon International Airport before leaving for Croatia, Tuesday. / Yonhap
    Kim Yu-na begins quest for second Olympic title

    By Jung Min-ho What is left for a figure skater who has already achieved her dream of winning an Olympic gold medal? Kim Yu-na, 23, said her biggest goal of her final season is to “leave a...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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