The highest total score in a figure skating competition (women) is 228.56, and was achieved by Yu-Na Kim (South Korea) at the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on 25 February 2010. The total score consists of the combined marks for the short programme and long programme.
This is the highest total score since the new scoring system was adopted in 2003. The most up-to-date scoring information can be found on the International Skating Union's website at http://www.isu.org/vsite/vcontent/page/custom/0,8510,4844-160279-177495-33138-139933-custom-item,00.html
Comments below may relate to previous holders of this record.