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Yuna Kim (Figure Skating)
Twenty-three-year-old Yuna Kim of South Korea is also going for back-to-back gold medals in figure skating. Germany's Katarina Witt was the last ladies singles skater to accomplish this, in 1984 and 1988.
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Yevgeny Plushenko (Figure Skating)
Russian figure skater, Yevgeny Plushenko, will be attempting to win a medal in his fourth consecutive Winter Olympics. This feat has not happened since Sweden’s Gillis Grafstrom won three golds and a silver from 1920-32. The 30-year-old Plushenko has won silver (2002), gold (2006) and silver (2010).
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Shaun White (Snowboarding)
Shaun White will attempt to win a third gold medal in snowboard halfpipe. This would make him the first American man to win the same event three consecutive times at the Olympic Winter Games. White, 27, will be chasing additional gold in Sochi as he will be competing in the new slopestyle event.
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Torah Bright (Snowboarding)
For Australia’s Torah Bright, three is the magic number. The 26-year-old is bidding to become the first snowboarder to compete in three different events: halfpipe, slopestyle and snowboard cross. In 2010, Bright won gold in halfpipe after suffering three concussions leading up to the race.
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Hannah Kearney (Freestyle Skiing)
If mogulist Hannah Kearney makes it to Sochi, she'll attempt to win her second consecutive gold medal, making her the first freestyle skier to win not just back-to-back golds, but two gold medals in freestyle skiing overall. At one point, Kearney won 16 consecutive World Cup events between 2010-2012. She also finished first in the World Cup standings from 2011-2013.
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