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4 years later, Kim remains Olympic gold standard

Updated: March 17, 2013, 11:57 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON, Ontario -- Kim Yu-na was in a class all her own ahead of the Vancouver Olympics, so far superior there was no way anyone was going to steal that gold medal from her.

Four years later, not much has changed.

Back after a two-year hiatus, Kim needed one competition to show she is the one to beat at the Sochi Olympics. And good luck trying.

Her scores at the World Figure Skating Championship on Saturday night -- 218.31 overall and 148.34 for the free skate -- were surpassed ...

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