September 22, 2016 / 5:16 AM / in a year

Figure skater Kim unveils 2018 Winter Games coins

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s 2010 Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yuna helped unveil a set of commemorative coins for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games on Thursday.

South Korea's Kim Yuna performs during the Figure Skating Gala Exhibition at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 22, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

The coins feature winter sports, such as South Korea’s traditional “Gorosoi ski” on a 30,000 won ($27) gold coin, and short track speed skating, ski jumping, and luge on the 20,000 won silver coins.

They will go on sale from Monday.

($1 = 1,103.2000 won)

Reporting by Kim Daewoung; Editing by Patrick Johnston

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