BIATHLON: It is unusual to see the Australian flag near the top of the leaderboard in biathlon but that's what happened for a short time at the Youth Olympic Games in the 6km biathlon sprint on Sunday.
Melbourne duo Louis Muhlen and Katie Parker have both claimed top 20 finishes in the combined event in the second day of competition on the Hafjell Olympic Slope.
Australian snowboarder Emily Arthur has finished second in the halfpipe at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games, with teammate Mahalah Mullins 15th.
Australian flag bearer Emily Arthur and good friend Mahalah Mullins will feature in the snowboard halfpipe competition two hours south of Lillehammer in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.
Madison Poole is in equal first place and Jake Riley equal fifth after a great first day of competition in the Ice Hockey Skills Challenge at Lillehammer 2016.
Katie Parker and Louis Muhlen have kicked off their Lillehammer 2016 campaign with some solid results as they took to Hafjell Olympic Slope for the Super G
Two Australians have featured in the Opening Ceremony of the Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games in Norway, the night before the first full day of competition where six Aussies are in action.
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Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.