Yuna is still Queen

Image courtesy Korea.net
Image courtesy Korea.net

Regardless of the controversy, Kim Yuna bowed out with dignity:

“The judges give points and I can’t do anything about that,” she is reported as saying. “I did all I wanted to do, like I wanted to do it. … I’m just glad it’s over.”

A few relevant links:

The stench only worsened in the hours after the medal ceremony, as details about Thursday’s judging panel spread. Yuri Balkov of Ukraine was reinstated as a judge after a suspension for attempting to fix the ice-dancing competition at the 1998 Olympics. Alla Shekhovtsova? She’s the wife of Valentin Piseev, director of the Russian figure skating federation. You can’t make this up.

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