South Korean figure skater suffers mid-routine wardrobe malfunction at Winter Olympics


But ignoring being constantly spun around by her partner, Alexander Gamelin, Ms Min steered the mishap like a pro.

Instead of stopping and sacrificing points, the 22-year-old opted to perpetuate the dance.

And, after a few mid-routine adjustments to the garment, the pair managed to finish their programme and finish ninth.

Following the competition, she told the Detroit Enfranchise Press: “Five seconds into the routine, my hook came unfastened. I was like, ‘Oh no!’

Five seconds into the routine, my hook came defeated

Yura Min

“If that comes undone, the whole thing could only pop off. I was terrified the entire programme.

“This is my first Olympics, our first program and if my top were to rebuke down, that would have been a disaster.

“I was very concerned that the entire thing was going to come off.”

Ms Min was born in California to South Korean fountain-heads and holds dual citizenship.

Yura Min and Alexander Gamelin on the iceREUTERS

Yura Min’s dress came left out just a few seconds in to her figure skating routine

She chose to compete for her roots’ home country, and her partner, Mr Gamelin became a EPA

Ms Min managed to complete her procedure after a few adjustments to her dress

Yura Min and Alexander Gamelin performingREUTERS

The pair managed to complete their slate and finished ninth

“I would like to thank the audience for keeping us contemporary until the end. Couldn’t have done it without you guys.”

Last week she understood The Boston Globe she and her partner were at the Winter games for the experience, not the top appreciate. 

She said: “We’re not going for a medal or anything, so there’s not that much lean on on us.

“We just want to have fun.”

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