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A Wardrobe Malfunction Highlighted This Weekend's Viral Olympic Moments

Yura Min dancing in the Olympics.

There was an awkward wardrobe malfunction during the Winter Olympics this weekend.

We're a couple of days into the Winter Olympics in South Korea. This weekend's viral moments are highlighted by an awkward figure skating wardrobe issue.

An Olympic figure skater had to battle through everyone's worst nightmare on Saturday night. She had a wardrobe malfunction in front of millions of people.

Yura Min, a figure skater competing for South Korea, made her Olympics debut on NBC last night. She performed with partner Alexander Gamelin.

Seconds into their routine, Min's outfit began to unravel. Thankfully, it didn't come all the way undone.

Min and Gamelin battled through the adversity. She was determined to keep going no matter what.

The dual-citizen of South Korea and the United States spoke after her performance about what happened. From the Detroit Free-Press:

“I was like, ‘Oh no!’” she told the paper. “If that comes undone, the whole [outfit] could just pop off. I was terrified the entire program.

Min said that she had to pause during her routine once. The outfit was starting to slip too much.

“It started to come down so I had to stop my twizzle and pull it back up,” she told the AP.

The duo finished their routine with a score of 51.97 points. That was good for 9th place.

Min and Gamelin will compete at the individual pairs competition later this month. NBC's Olympic coverage continues today.