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All posts tagged "Kim Yu-na"

  • Park So-yeon. (Yonhap)
    [CNN] Park So-Youn: The teen tipped to be South Korea’s ‘next Kim Yu-Na’

      —  It’s not easy following in the footsteps of a sporting legend — but it helps when they are willing to guide you in the right direction. Park So-Youn has taken over the mantle of...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Park So-yeon. (Yonhap)
    Park So-youn wins Nationals, Kim Yuna presents awards

    By Kwon Ji-youn Fans saw a glimpse of legend Kim Yuna in Park So-youn when the 17-year-old skated her way to the top of the podium at the Mokdong Ice Rink, Friday. Park ended rival Kim Hae-jin’s...

    • Posted January 9, 2015
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    Kim Yuna named honorary ambassador for 2018 Winter Games

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Retired figure skating star Kim Yuna on Tuesday was named an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in South Korea. Kim became the sixth goodwill ambassador for the 2018 Winter...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • Adelina Sotnikova of Russia, centre, Kim Yuna of South Korea, left, and Carolina Kostner of Italy stand on the podium during the flower ceremony for the women's free skate figure skating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Sotnikova placed first, followed by Kim and Kostner. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
    Kim Yuna settles for silver

    South Korean figure skater Kim Yuna settled for the silver medal in the ladies’ singles competition at the Sochi Winter Games on Thursday. Kim earned 144.19 points in her free skate for the total of 219.11 points....

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • 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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  • Figure skating Olympic champion Kim Yu-na will try to leave a legacy at the Sochi Winter Games, slated from Feb. 7 to 23. (Yonhap)
    Olympic countdown: 20 days to go!

    Korea to send largest-ever delegation to Sochi               Anticipation is building for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, which is now only  20 days away. Expectations have never been higher for...

    • Posted January 17, 2014
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  • To mark the 30-day countdown, President Park Geun-hye visited the National Training Center on Wednesday to encourage the athletes. (Yonhap)
    Less than 30 days to Sochi!

    S. Korea poised for another top-10 finish  (Yonhap) — The countdown to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi reached 30 days on Wednesday, as South Korean athletes set their sights on another top-10 finish in the...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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