Extra! Korea

March 28, 2009

Kim Yu-na wins world figure skating short program with new world record

Filed under: sports — extrakorea @ 4:38 am

Kim Yu-na (also spelled Kim Yeon-ah or 김연아 in Korean) has won the ladies’ short program at the 2009 World Figure Skating championship with a world-record-setting score of 76.12. Joannie Rochette of Canada came in second and Mao Asada of Japan came in third.

(sources one, two, and three)

Now she has to hang onto her lead by doing well in the free skate on March 29 (Sunday).

The video is already on YouTube.

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