And the awards just keep coming in, even months after the Winter Olympics. Kim Yu Na took home the Sportswoman of the Year award for 2010 which is awarded by the Women’s Sports Foundation; founded by tennis great Billie Jean King back in the 70′s. She becomes the first Korean – but not Asian – to win this prestigious award, which had previously been awarded to the likes of Lorena Ochoa and Bonnie Blair. What will she do next?
Every year, the Women’s Sports Foundation recognizes an individual and team Sportswoman whose performances over a 12-month time span have been exceptional. Criteria is based on new records and world championships won.