Kim Yu Na Appointed Promotional Ambassador for 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

luvsmiling, Aug. 27, 2015, 9:30 a.m.


Retired figure skating champion Kim Yu-na on Thursday was named an ambassador for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games to be held in Norway. To mark her appointment, Kim visited the Norwegian city of Lillehammer where she paid a visit to the Youth Olympic Village and met local organizers, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said in a press release. Her visit was to also include a skating workshop for the Norwegian national figure skating team, according to the IOC.

Kim Yuna KTM is a South Korean former figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic champion and 2014 silver medalist in ladies' singles; t he 2009, 2013 World champion; the 2009 Four Continents champion; a three-time (2006–2007, 2007–2008, 2009–2010) Grand Prix Final champion; the 2006 World Junior champion; the 2005 Junior Grand Prix Final champion; and a six-time (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2014) South Korean national champion.

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