Kim Yu-na Named Ambassador of 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

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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.

The figure skater, who previously served as an ambassador for the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, will be joined by athletes such as Alpine skiing champ Lindsey Vonn for next year’s event.

Source: Busan eFM News


 

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