Yu-Na Kim Injured, Yu-Na has Injured her right foot’s metatarsal during training according to South Korea’s Yonhap, Yu-Na’s preparations for Sochi will have suffered a setback.Yu-Na has only just returned to major competition after more than 18 months away, and dominated the field this season on the run up to her second World Championship.
Yu-Na has been in pain from the injury since mid-August and withdrew from her Grand Prix events and Skate Canada (Oct. 25-27) together with Trophee Bombard in Paris (Nov. 15-17).
“If she continues to train hard, her injury will worsen,” Yonhap News was told, “ Yu-Na has to slow down to receive further rehab treatment”.
Yu-Na says she is 80-90% healed from her foot injury that kept her from skating in the International Skating Union Grand Prix events. Yu-Na is still seen as a hot favorite for the Sochi Games.
The ladies short program takes place Friday afternoon with the free skate event on Saturday.
Yu-Na Kim has however disappointed many fans by saying she has plans to retire after the Sochi Olympics.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx“If she continues to train hard, her injury will worsen,” Yonhap News was told, “ Yu-Na has to slow down to receive further rehab treatment”.