Mao Asada to Rest Before Deciding on Retirement

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Figure skating star Kim Yu-na has had her official retirement, but her long-time rival Mao Asada is still uncertain on her future.

Currently taking part in an ice show in Tokyo, Asada told reporters she has decided to rest for now before making her decision.

She added that she will rest for about a year, and that chances that she will retire are still 50/50. The 24-year-old has been uncertain about her future, even hinting that she might retire after the Sochi Winter Games.

Arirang News / May 20, 2014 13:10 KST