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One of the World’s Highest Paid Female Athletes Coming to Croatia

Yuna2013 World champion, 2010 Olympic champion, 2009 Four Continents champion, and three-time Grand Prix Final champion figure skater Kim Yuna (23) is coming to entertain the Croatian public…

The South Korean, who is one of the most highly recognized athletes and media figures in South Korea, will be in Zagreb for the 46th Zlatna pirueta Zagreb (Golden Spin of Zagreb), which will be held from 5-7 December. 100 figure skaters from 29 countries will join Yuna at Dom Sportova, Zagreb for the oldest skating competition in the world.

She is the current record holder for ladies in the short program, the free skating and the combined total under the ISU Judging System. She has broken world record scores 11 times under the ISU Judging System since 2007, eight of which being records she herself set. She is also the first female skater to surpass the 140-point and 150-point free skating mark and the 200-point total mark under the ISU Judging System. She has not finished off the podium in her entire career. Yuna was one of the highest paid female athletes in the world after the 2010 Olympics, earning 9.7 million dollars a year.

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