Figure Skater Park So-youn Seizes Silver at Junior Grand Prix

Park So-youn Park So-youn

Figure skater Park So-youn finished second in the Junior Grand Prix in Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday with 144.77 points.

Leah Keiser of the U.S. took gold at the International Skating Union-sanctioned event with 156.33 points.

Park's performance marks the best finish by a Korean at Junior Grand Prix since Kim Yu-na finished first in Bulgaria with 153.43 points in October 2005.

englishnews@chosun.com / Sep. 24, 2012 10:11 KST