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Kim Yu-na breaks world record, tops rival in short program


In the first day of the Winter Olympics women’s figure skating competition, Kim Yu-na broke her own world record in the short program with a score of 78.50.
Kim was the 23rd skater to perform at and executed her signature triple lutz and triple toe loop combination smoothly to earn 44.70 points in the elements score and 33.80 points in the factored components portion of the scoring.
Competing one spot ahead of Kim, Mao Asada of Japan ? Kim’s chief competition - landed both her triple axel jumps to earn her season high score of 73.78 points.
Korea’s other competitor Kwak Min-jung scored 53.16 points in the short program.

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역시 김연아, 쇼트 78.50점으로 1위 확정

2010 밴쿠버 동계올림픽 피겨 여자 싱글에서 김연아(20.고려대)가 ‘금빛 연기’를 펼쳤다. 김연아는 24일(한국시간) 오후 캐나다 밴쿠버 퍼시픽 콜리세움에서 2010 밴쿠버 동계올림픽 피겨 여자 싱글 쇼트프로그램에 출전해 기술 44.70점, 예술 33.80점, 합계 78.50점으로 1위에 올랐다.
김연아의 '필살기' 가운데 최고 무기인 트리플 러츠-트리플 토루프 콤비네이션 점프를 완벽에 가깝게 소화했다.
일본의 아사다 마오(20)는 기술 41.50점, 예술 32.28점, 합계 73.78점을 받았다.
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