All posts tagged "Julia Lipnitskaia"

  • Kim Yuna of South Korea reacts after completing her routine in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
    Too close for comfort

    Kim Yuna leads after short program with season high score of 74.92 But, less than a point over Russian Sotnikova (74.64) and Italian Kostner (74.12) American Gold 4th (68.63), Lipnitskaia 5th (65.23), Asada 16th (55.51) South Korean...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • After her historic performance in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, when she took the gold with a
world-record of 228.56 points, Kim Yu-na is now looking to become only the third woman ever to repeat as Olympic champion.
(Korea Times photo by 
Ko Young-kwon)
    Resisting her coronation

    Skating prodigies vow to give Kim Yuna competition at Sochi Games By Do Je-hae Four years ago, Japan’s Asada Mao was the only serious threat to Kim Yu-na’s pursuit of Olympic gold in ladies’ figure skating. Now...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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  • Kim Yu-na will compete in her first competition ahead of the Sochi Games at the Golden Spin of Zagreb in Croatia starting Friday. / AP-Yonhap
    Yu-na, look out for Russian skaters!

    New generation of prodigies emerges with sensational jumps, polished artistry   By Do Je-hae Russia has been a traditional frontrunner in all disciplines of figure skating, except for the ladies event. That is about to change. For...

    • Posted December 2, 2013
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