Thu, Jul 22, 2010
The Korea Herald/Asia News Network
Kim Yu-na may prepare Tango for new season

South Korea's figure skating icon Kim Yu-na said she wants to try out Latino or Spanish music like tango for the new season.

"There are many genres I haven't tried. I wanna try Spanish music like Tango but I have to talk about it with my coach," Kim told reporters in Incheon Monday.

Kim said she plans to discuss a new program for the World Figure Skating Championship when she goes back to Toronto, Canada, after an ice show here.

She is scheduled to participate in the ice show, Samsung Anycall Hauzen 2010 All That Skate Summer, in Seoul on July 23-25.

She added that plans to participate neither in the upcoming Grand Prix in October nor in the 2011 Winter Asian Games.

"I will skip the Grand Prix this season which starts in October. I think I'll prepare for the World Figure Skating Championship next year," Kim said.

The next World Championship is scheduled to be held in Tokyo, Japan, from March 21 to 27.

Kim has seven Grand Prix titles, three Grand Prix Final trophies, one world championship title and the Olympic gold medal since her senior international debut in 2006.

Meanwhile, the figure skating gold medalist earned another title to her name as she was named the Greatest Skater of All-Time by the United States Figure Skating Association on Sunday.

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