February 20, 2014

After short program, Queen Yuna poised to reign

On this night, it wasn’t the precocious 15-year-old Russian ice princess who mesmerized the judges and audience at Iceberg Skating Palace. It was the reigning Olympic champion Kim Yuna, known as Queen Yuna in South Korea, whose exquisite short program put her one step closer to becoming the first skater since Katarina Witt to win back-to-back gold medals.

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