All posts tagged "Son Yeon-jae"

  • Son Yeon-jae (Yonhap)
    Chuseok gift: Son Yeon-jae dazzles the crowd in hanbok

    South Korea’s immensely popular rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae, 22, performs while wearing a traditional Korean outfit, hanbok,  during a gala show over Chuseok, or Korean Thanksgiving, in Jamsil Gymnasium in Seoul.  

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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    Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae honored as S. Korea’s top amateur athlete

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae was honored on Tuesday as South Korea’s top amateur athlete of 2014. Son, one of the country’s most visible athletes, was named Athlete of the Year at the annual Coca-Cola...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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  • Son Yeon-jae, left, and Park Tae-hwan (Yonhap)
    Gymnast Son Yeon-jae denies Park Tae-hwan dating rumors

    Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae, 20, on Monday denied rumors that she is dating star swimmer Park Tae-hwan, who is four years her senior. Appearing on SBS’s “Healing Camp,” Son said that Park is just her close friend....

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Son Yeon-jae (Yonhap)
    5 hottest female athletes at 2014 Asian Games

    1. Son Yeon-jae of South Korea   2. Olga Safronova of Kazakhstan   3. Choi Ye-eun of South Korea   4. Wang Qiang of China   5. Lim Eun-ji of South Korea

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Son Yeon-jae celebrates after winning her first Asian Games gold medal. (Yonhap)
    Son Yeon-jae gives S. Korea first gold in rhythmic gymnastics

    By Kwon Ji-youn INCHEON ― South Korea’s rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae wrote history, Thursday, claiming her country’s first-ever Asiad gold in the individual all-around event. The 20-year-old finished first with an aggregated score of 71.699 to win...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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    Son Yeon-jae hopes to live up to ‘star’ billing

    INCHEON — South Korea’s superstar rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae wore a grave expression on her face as she practiced her routine during a training session at the Seowoon High School gymnasium in Incheon Monday. Son, 20, focused on...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae won four titles  at a World Cup stop in Portugal over the weekend. (Yonhap - Courtesy of IB Worldwide)
    Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae wins four golds in Lisbon

    Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae earned four titles, including the individual all-around gold medal, at a World Cup stop in Portugal over the weekend. Son finished first in ball, clubs and ribbon events on Sunday at the...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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