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Kim Yu-Na
Sport: Figure Skating
Birthdate: September 5, 1990
Birthplace: Bucheon, South Korea
Residence: Toronto, Canada
Ht: 5'4"
Event: Ladies'
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  • Yuna Kim leaving for Paris tonight... a little nervous but excited!!! Bye Toronto! :-P
  • Yuna Kim 한국이다!! 드!디!어!... :-p

Getting to know: Kim Yu-Na

Is immensely popular in Korea and around the world...In February 2009, Forbes Korea named her the No. 1 celebrity in South Korea based on professionalism, popularity, income, and influence...Trains under Olympic silver medalist Brian Orser in Toronto...Won her first world title in 2009 and dissolved into tears on the podium...Stands out for her consistent and clean triple-triple jumps.

Results

DateEvent RankResults
Tue, Feb 23 - 4:30pLadies' Short Program 178.50
Thu, Feb 25 - 5:00pLadies' Free SkateMedal Gold1228.56

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    Who am I?

    As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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