Queen Yuna arrives at Sochi Games

SOCHI, Russia (AP) Queen Yuna has arrived.

Reigning Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yuna Kim took part in her first practice of the Sochi Games on Thursday evening. The women's short program starts Wednesday.

The South Korean star made a triumphant return at last year's world championships with a record-setting victory. But she missed the Grand Prix season because of a foot injury.

South Korea did not qualify for the new team event, so Kim has not competed yet in Sochi unlike other top skaters.

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