The 18-year-old, recording 131.59 points in the free skate of the championship held at Staples Center, topped the overall standing with 207.71 points. Kim became the first to receive over 200 points in the women's single event, Yonhap said..Canadian Joannie Rochette registered 191.29 to rank second, while Japanese Miki Ando, the 2007 world champion, finished third with 190.38.Saturday's win is Kim's first world championship title since she appeared in the senior stage in 2007. She obtained two bronze medals in the 2007 and 2008 world championship tournaments.Kim, who received a record 76.12 points at the short program on Friday, entered the free skate at the top with a 8.22-point lead over Rochette.The Four Continents champion skated to Rimskii-Korsakov's "Scheherazade" and earned high marks for her trademark triple flip-triple toe loop combination jump and flawless triple lutz and double axels. She also performed dazzling spins and spirals.Her rival, Mao Asada of Japan, the 2008 world champion, earned 122.03 points in the long program to come in fourth with 188.09 points. She made a crucial mistake on her second triple axel jump.Who Is Kim Yu-Na?
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