Yuna Kim
Country South Korea
Sport Figure skating
Best Events solo
Olympics Attended 2010; 2014
Olympic Medals Won
Gold medal icon Gold Silver medal icon Silver Bronze medal icon Bronze
1 1 0
Personal Information
Birthdate 5 September 1990
Birthplace Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height 5 ft 4.5 in (1.64 m)

Kim is the first South Korean figure skater to win a medal at an ISU Junior or Senior Grand Prix event, ISU Championship, and the Olympic Games. She is the first female skater to win the Olympic Games, the World Championships, the Four Continents Championships, and the Grand Prix Final. She is one of the most highly recognized athletes and media figures in South Korea.

Vancouver 2010Edit

Yuna Kim won the gold medal by a margin of 23.06 points. Kim set world records in the short, free and overall scores that still stand as of February 2014.

Event Score Rank
Short 78.50 1
Free 150.06 1
Overall 228.56 1

Sochi 2014Edit

Yuna Kim is an Olympic and World Champion and has broken world record scores 11 times. Known as the, "Queen on Ice," Kim is considered a celebrity in her home country and is often followed by paparazzi. Her popularity is sure to spread worldwide with Sochi 2014.  Kim won the silver medal in the ladies single event.

Event Score Rank
Short 74.92 1
Free 144.19 2
Overall 219.11 2

External LinkEdit

Her Official Site

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