Kim Yuna made South Korea proud by winning the gold medal and by setting a new world record during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. However it is later revealed that she had an ankle injury a month before the Olympics.
On the 27th, Kim Yuna told SBS news that it was hard for her to train with an left ankle injury. She said, “One month before the Olympics I had an injury on my left ankle. I think it might have been because of the exhaustion from all the practice,” revealing the truth for the first time. She also added, “I assumed that I will have to face this kind of situation sometime, and since I had experience I didn’t worry too much and waited and like I expected, everything went along fine.”
Her ankle injury happened because her skates didn’t fit her feet. Her skates gave her more pressure on her legs and eventually after the treatment the pain had lessoned. However, despite the pain, the figure skating queen showed flawless acting. With her ankle pain being revealed, many are crediting her gold medal through her fighting until the end.
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