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Figure skater Kim Yu-na says 'absurd' Olympic result fully behind her

SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) -- After settling for silver in a controversial decision at the recent Winter Olympics, figure skater Kim Yu-na reiterated on Tuesday she has fully put that "absurd" result behind her.

(Olympics) Figure skater Kim Yu-na leads after short program

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na opened her Olympic title defense with a bang, taking the lead after a dazzling short program in the ladies' singles competition at the Sochi Winter Games on Wednesday. The reigning Olympic champion scored 74.92 points to shoot to the top of the standings at Iceberg Skating Palace. It's the highest short program score by any female skater this season, befitting a majestic performance by the skater known as "Queen Yu-na."

(Olympics) Figure skater Kim Yu-na leads after short program

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na opened her Olympic title defense with a bang, taking the lead after a dazzling short program in the ladies' singles competition at the Sochi Winter Games on Wednesday. The reigning Olympic champion scored 74.92 points to shoot to the top of the standings at Iceberg Skating Palace. It's the highest short program score by any female skater this season, befitting a majestic performance by the skater known as "Queen Yu-na."

Fresh off win, Kim Yu-na vows to be better at Winter Olympics

By Yoo Jee-ho INCHEON, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- Fresh off a convincing victory in Croatia, South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na vowed Monday to perform even better at the Winter Olympics in Russia in two months' time. Kim made a triumphant return home from Croatia, where she handily won the Golden Spin of Zagreb, her first event of the season. She was greeted by hundreds of fans at Incheon International Airport celebrating another victory by the reigning Olympic gold medalist and two-time world champion.

(News Focus) Despite mixed performance, Kim Yu-na remains Olympic contender

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Yonhap) -- Despite putting on a mixed performance in winning her season debut in Croatia over the weekend, South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na showed she will once again be a force to be reckoned with at the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics. Kim enjoyed a convincing victory at the Golden Spin of Zagreb on Saturday, even though she made some uncharacteristic mistakes in both the short program and free skating.

Kim Yu-na cruises to victory in season debut

ZAGREB, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na cruised to an overwhelming victory in her highly-anticipated season debut in Croatia on Saturday, despite committing an early mistake in her free skating program. Kim scored 131.12 points in Saturday's free skate for a total of 204.49 points to capture the Golden Spin of Zagreb at Dom Sportova arena in the Croatian capital. On Friday, she earned 73.37 points in the short program, the highest short program score by anyone this season.

Kim Yu-na cruises to victory in season debut

ZAGREB, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na cruised to an overwhelming victory in her highly-anticipated season debut in Croatia on Saturday, despite committing an early mistake in her free skating program. Kim scored 131.12 points in Saturday's free skate for a total of 204.49 points to capture the Golden Spin of Zagreb at Dom Sportova arena in the Croatian capital. On Friday, she earned 73.37 points in the short program, the highest short program score by anyone this season.

Kim Yu-na takes lead in short program in Croatia

ZAGREB, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na took a commanding lead after a solid short program in her much-anticipated season debut here on Friday, starting her preparation for the Olympic title defense on a strong note. Kim scored 73.37 points to set the pace in the short program at the Golden Spin of Zagreb, being held at Dom Sportova arena in the Croatian capital. It was the best short program score by anyone in the current season, bettering 73.18 points by Mao Asada of Japan from October.

Kim Yu-na takes lead in short program in Croatia

ZAGREB, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na took a commanding lead after a solid short program in her much-anticipated season debut here on Friday, starting her preparation for the Olympic title defense on a strong note. Kim scored 73.37 points to set the pace in the short program at the Golden Spin of Zagreb, being held at Dom Sportova arena in the Croatian capital. It was the best short program score by anyone in the current season, bettering 73.18 points by Mao Asada of Japan from October.

Kim Yu-na takes early lead in short program in Croatia

ZAGREB, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Figure skater Kim Yu-na performed a solid short program in her much-anticipated season debut here on Friday, starting her preparation for the Olympic title defense on a strong note. Kim scored 73.37 points to take an early lead in the short program at the Golden Spin of Zagreb, being held at Dom Sportova arena in the Croatian capital. It was the best short program score by anyone in the current season, bettering 73.18 points by Mao Asada of Japan from October.
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