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Kim shatters record with 228.56 points

Updated: February 26, 2010, 7:45 AM ET
Associated Press

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- All that pressure, all those expectations. Kim Yu-na could feel the weight on her dainty shoulders.

The "Queen" took it all on and delivered royally.

A gold medal.

A world record.

A women's figure skating performance that likely will be remembered as one of the best of all time.

The South Korean soared to the Olympic gold medal Thursday night, scoring 228.56 points and shattering her previous world record by more than 18 points. It is ...

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