FYOQ News For Your Omni Queries

February 23, 2010

Vancouver 2010 Figure skating – Yu Na Kim leading ladies short program Asada Mao second Joannie Rochette third

Filed under: World — Tags: — admin @ 9:46 pm

Figure Skating Ladies Short program tension rising as Yu Na Kim of South Korea and Asada Mao are desparate to win the gold. Joannie Rochette of Cabada in third spot and burst into tears after her performance.

kim yu na won figure skating short program gold
With 71.36 points, Rochette was in third place – a position continued to hold after the final skaters had taken their bows.

Mao Asada of Japan and Kim Yu-Na of South Korea are taking on their next episode of long-lasting ice rivalry.

Asada Mao, skating first, performed a flawless program and was rewarded with a score of 73.78 points. But when Kim Yu Na took to the ice, the crowd was struck silent as they watched Olympic history in the making.

With a clean program that included a triple Lutz-triple toeloop combination, a double Axel,a triple flip and some Bond-girl attitude, Kim put together a world-record performance.

Kim scored an unprecidented 78.50 points to take a big lead. And she has taken 4.74-point lead on Asada of Japan.

World champion Kim, 19, has dominated the season and is hot favorite to become the first South Korean Olympic figure skating champion.


  1. […] […]

    Pingback by Joannie Rochette Vancouver 2010 — February 24, 2010 @ 6:01 am

  2. […] for three incredible minutes, brought a lump to the throat of everyone who watched her performanJoannie Rochette Performance – Joannie Rochette Vancouver 2010 , A gutsy heart felt performance by Joannie Rochette who held her […]

    Pingback by Joannie Rochette Performance — February 24, 2010 @ 8:50 am

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URL

Leave a comment

  • Tags
  • Powered by WordPress