Australia’s Kailani Craine has again increased her best score in the short program after skating to a top five finish with 55.02 points in the ladies short program at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games last night.
With their first race under their belts, Australia’s biathletes are looking forward to improving performances at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games.
Australian Casey Wright continued her superb form at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, with a strong performance in the ladies 5km classic cross country today.
Seven years ago two 15-year-old rookies readied themselves to take on the world’s best on sport’s grandest stage, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
They may be a little weary from the week-in, week-out competing, travelling, training and resting on the 2016-2017 FIS Mogul Skiing World Cup tour, but the Australians are staying on top of their game in a spectacular season that has created history.
22-year old Josh Capponi will not forget the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games quickly, after getting the chance to go head-to-head against Olympic gold medallist and event winner Lee Seung-Hoon of Korea.
Amid a picture perfect backdrop Australia’s Liam Michael has finished seventh in the men’s Giant Slalom at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games.
Australia's short track speed skaters have wrapped up their Asian Winter Games (AWG) campaign competing in today's final events, the men's and women's 1,000metres.
Moguls athlete Jakara Anthony is chasing an Olympic dream and with less than a year to the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games the 18-year-old is stepping up at the right time.
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Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games
Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).
Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.