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Kim Yu-Na

South Korean Figure Skater
Female
Born Sep 5, 1990
Age 24
Hometown Gunpo
Other Names Kim Yu-na; Kim Ye...

Kim Yuna is a South Korean figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic champion in Ladies' Singles, the 2009 World champion, the 2009 Four Continents champion, a three-time Grand Prix Final champion, the 2006 World Junior champion, the 2005%E2%80%932006 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and a four-time (2002%E2%80%932005) South Korean national champion.… Read More

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  • Ice Queens Set For Final Battle
    CNN - Feb 10, 2014
  • Sochi: Snow, Skis And Scandals
    Guardian (UK) - Feb 04, 2014
  • With Vonn Out, Other Olympians May Shine Brighter
    NYTimes - Jan 07, 2014
  • Today In History 04.30.12
    3 KATC - Apr 30, 2012

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kim Yu-Na.

CHILDHOOD

1990 Birth Kim was born in 1990 in Bucheon, Gyeonggi and moved to Gunpo when she was six years old. … Read More

TEENAGE

2002 - 2004 4 More Events
She retained her National Championship title for the third year in a row on her way to the 2005 World Junior Championships. … Read More
Kim won her fourth senior national title. At the 2006 World Junior Championships, she won the gold medal scoring 177.54 points overall, with a 24.19-point margin of victory over silver medalist Mao Asada.
Kim was forced to withdraw due to an injury at the 2007 South Korean Championships and was unable to defend her national title.
Kim's placement qualified South Korea two ladies entries for the 2008 World Figure Skating Championships. … Read More
Kim competed in the 2009 Four Continents in Vancouver, Canada. … Read More
She is the 2010 Olympic champion in Ladies' Singles, the 2009 World champion, the 2009 Four Continents champion, a three-time (2006–2007, 2007–2008, 2009–2010) Grand Prix Final champion, the 2006 World Junior champion, the 2005–2006 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and a four-time (2002–2005) South Korean national champion. … Read More

TWENTIES

However, she chose not to compete in the Grand Prix series to focus on the 2011 World Championships. … Read More
In January 2012, IB Sports agreed to pay her 800 million won ($698,000) in arrears.
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