South Korean star You Young captures women’s figure skating title at Lausanne
South Korea’s You Young won women’s singles figure skating gold at Lausanne 2020 with a magnificent performance which brought a standing ovation, but admitted she took nothing for granted.
“I was not sure because I didn’t get the triple toe loop in the second combination and I was feeling good because I did a good program but I didn’t know I had the gold until they announced it,” the 15-year-old said.
You’s final score of 214.00 points gave her a huge margin of victory over the silver medallist Kseniia Sinitsyna of Russia, who registered 200.03.
Another Russian, Anna Frolova, took bronze on 187.72.
You’s performance has brought inevitable comparisons with 2010 Olympic champion Yuna Kim.
“She was my role model when I was very young,” the South Korean told insidethegames.
“She was always an amazing skater…
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