Gangneung Ice Arena has proven it is well and truly ready to host the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, as the Australian Figure Skating Team wrapped up their ISU Four Continents Championships campaign with great results across the board.
A year ago Australia took 17 rising winter athletes to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games and returned home with five medals, a heap of top ten performances and a lifetime of amazing experiences.
The spectacular Sapporo Dome played host to the opening ceremony of the eighth Asian Winter Games and Australia's delegation welcomed the opportunity to march in the official proceedings.
Britt Cox has created history, becoming the first Australian female to win a Mogul Skiing World Cup title, in a mixed event where she did just enough in the Dual Mogul event in Tazawako, Japan.
Slalom athletes Millie Bongiorno, Christian De Oliveira and Nick Masjuk have started Australia’s Asian Winter Games campaign, competing in the Giant Slalom on opening day of competition at Sapporo Teine.
Warm and friendly greetings have been extended to the Australian team as part of the official Asian Winter Games welcome ceremony.
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Australian Indigenous Olympians recognised for Olympic Day
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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.
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Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).