11-year-old wins championship in South Korea

An eleven-year-old figure skater aptly named You Young has in the South Korean Championships in Seoul won the title in the women, thus setting an age record.

The 1.43 m wide You was younger than the later Vancouver Olympic champion Kim Yuna when winning the South Korean national championship 2003, their victory in the freestyle one year.

Nevertheless You may only look at the Olympic Games in 2018 in her home. The minimum age for participation in Pyeongchang is 15 years. Recent Olympic champion of history is the American Tara Lipinski, who won in 1998 as a 15-year-old in Nagano.



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