A former figure skater, Kim Yuna rose to prominence after winning the gold medal in the ladies’ singles event at the 2010 Winter Olympics. One of the most famous athletes in South Korea, she has broken numerous world records throughout her skating career. Earlier this month, she lit the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
Hailing from the Geyonggi Province, she first took to the ice at the age of six. Ultimately, it wasn’t long before her potential became obvious. In fact, her first coach, had predicted that she would one day, become a world-class figure skater.
How Kim Yuna Became Famous
After winning several Grand Prix Finals, and World Championships, she was named to the South Korean Figure Skating Team for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Held in Vancouver, she ended up winning the gold medal in the ladies’ singles event, with a total score of 228.56. With that, she became the first female skater from South Korea to win a medal at the Winter Games.
Noted for her musical sense, and elegant skating, the performance led her to be regarded by many as one of the best female skaters of all time.
Four years after her Olympic debut, she returned to the center stage for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Though she didn’t manage to replicate her earlier success, she did finish second on the podium for a silver medal. Shortly afterward, she retired from skating in February 2014.
Kim Yuna’s Other Projects
In her native South Korea, she has appeared in numerous television commercials. In addition to that, she has also worked on a few projects as a singer. For instance, she has collaborated with K-pop singer Lee Seung-gi, and with the Korean band, Big Bang in the past.
Kim Yuna’s Snapchat Name – N/A
Unfortunately, Kim Yuna is currently not active on Snapchat. While that may be that case, she is on a few other outlets, as listed below.
Kim Yuna’s Other Social Media Accounts
What is Kim Yuna’s Personal Facebook?
You can check out Kim Yuna’s fan page on Facebook by clicking here
What is Kim Yuna’s Twitter?
To check out Kim Yuna’s tweets, be sure to follow her on Twitter here
What is Kim Yuna’s Instagram?
On Instagram, you can also check out the skater’s photo feed here
What is Kim Yuna’s Youtube?
From what we can tell, Kim Yuna does not have his own YouTube channel