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South Korea hails a new national hero with a love of gold

On a national holiday, he was a national hero. Yun Sung-bin won South Korea’s second gold medal at the Winter Olympics with a performance of speed and precision. The 23-year-old did not just beat his rivals in the men’s skeleton, he annihilated them in Pyeongchang when he finished 1.63 seconds ahead of Nikita Tregubov, an […]

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