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Sochi Olympics Ladies' Figure Skating NBC Full Replay Video 2014: Russia's Adelina Wins Gold Medal, Yuna Kim Silver

( [email protected] ) Feb 19, 2014 07:30 PM EST


Photo: Russia's Adelina Sotnikova wins the first gold Olympics medal in women's figure skating for the nation. Yuna Kim of Korea won silver and Italy's Carolina Kostner was third.

Final Score Update: The Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 ladies' figure skating short program and free skating has officially ended, Russian Adelina Sotnikova took gold (click here for the replay video) with a total score of 224.59, the South Korea's Queen of Ice Yuna Kim is second, her score is 219.11 (click here for the free skate replay video). Italty's Carolina Kostner is third with 216.73.

America's Gracie Gold finished fourth, Russian Yulia Lipnitskaya fifth. Check out the ladies' free skating live results HERE and full replay video at NBColympics.com.

Photo : Kim Yuna wins the women's figure skating short program at Sochi 2014.

The women's figure skating events at Sochi Winter Olympics kick off Wednesday, the reigning Olympic champion Kim Yuna of South Korea leads the short program by 0.28 points over Russia's Adelina Sotnikova. Italy's Carolina Kostner was third.

Kim, 23, performed a near-faultless routine that began with a triple lutz-triple toeloop combination to score 74.92. She hadn't competed at a major global event since winning the world championships in March. The Korea's queen of ice is aiming to become the third woman to win back-to-back Olympics titles in figure skating, following Sonja Henie and Katarina Witt.

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After winning both programs in the team event to help the hosts take the gold, Russian sensation Julia Lipnitskaia fell on a triple flip and placed fifth. She broke down in tears after the game.

Photo: Julia Lipnitskaia fell on a triple flip during the figure skating short program on February 19, 2014 at Sochi Olympics.

USA's Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner and Polina Edmunds all skated clean programs to finish fourth, sixth and seventh, respectively, which puts them in good position to win the medals. Japan's Mao Asada, who won the silver behind Kim in Vancouver, fell on her opening triple axel and ended up in 16th. The ladies' free skating is scheduled on February 20, 10am ET/ 7am PT. You can watch the game live stream at NBCOlympics.com or on TV at NBC Sports Network.