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Olympic 'Ice queen' Kim edges close to Henie, Witt

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Kim Yu-Na can become just the third woman to win back-to-back Olympic figure skating titles on Thursday when she takes a slender lead into the decisive free skate in Sochi. 

South Korea's Kim Yu-Na performs in the Women's Figure Skating Short Program, at the Iceberg Skating Palace, during the Sochi Winter Olympics, on February 19, 2014

The 23-year-old South Korean superstar opened up a fractional 0.28 lead on Russian teenager Adelina Sotnikova in Wednesday's short programme as she attempts to join fellow double winners, Norway's Sonje Henie and Germany's Katarina Witt in the record books.

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