Kim Yu-na is a South Korean former figure skater who is the 2010 Olympic champion and 2014 silver medalist in ladies' singles. She is also the champion in many other competitions such as the 2009 Four Continents, the South Korean National (six times), and so on. Kim is the first South Korean figure skater to win a medal at an ISU Junior or Senior Grand Prix event, ISU Championship, and the Olympic Games. She is the first female skater to win the Olympic Games, the World Championships, the Four Continents Championships and the Grand Prix Final. Kim has broken world record scores 11 times under the ISU Judging System since 2007, eight of which being records she herself set.
Kim began skating at the age of 5. She trained initially in South Korea before moving to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in May 2007 where she spent four years.
Kim's personal life is not public.
- The meaning of the name Kim: Short Form Of Kimberly Or Kimball