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Kim wins women's world figure skating title

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Reigning Olympic champion Kim Yu-na set herself up as a contender to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals with a runaway women's victory at the World Figure Skating Championships. 

Kim Yu-na performs during the women's free skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Canada on March 16, 2013. Kim scored 148.34 points for her masterful "Les Miserables" free skate, which opened with a flawless triple lutz-triple toe loop jump combination.

The South Korean superstar left the field in her wake Saturday as she delivered a second picture-perfect performance in her return to International Skating Union (ISU) competition after a two-year hiatus.

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