Thursday, February 25, 2010

Gold for Yu Na!

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From the Associated Press:

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- South Korea's Kim Yu-na has won the women's figure skating gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics -- and did it by setting a record.
Photos: Women's Figure Skating Finals

South Korea's Kim Yu-Na performs during the women's free skating event.

Ms. Kim shattered her own world mark by scoring 228.56 points, more than 18 higher than her previous record. She is the winner of South Korea's first Olympic medal in the sport.

Mao Asada of Japan won the silver, but finished 23 points behind Ms. Kim.

Joannie Rochette, whose mother died four days ago, got the bronze, Canada's first women's medal in the games since 1988. American Mirai Nagasu finished fourth.

1 comment:

kenziekylanmom said...

My 8 yr old son is adopted from S. Korea and he's keeping tabs on all of the Koreans and how well they are doing, he's very into keeping up with the medals for USA and S. Korea!