Australia has joined with other participating nations to farewell the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games at the official closing ceremony on Sunday 26 February.
Jill Colebourne was the sole Australian among the 19 strong field to take on the women's 12.5 kilometre mass start at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games.
Australia has gone head to head against a world class field and finished eighth in the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games mixed relay, held Saturday at the Nishioka Biathlon Stadium.
The Asian Winter Games has provided the Australian team with a number of experiences that they would not usually get throughout the international season.
With their first race under their belts, Australia’s biathletes are looking forward to improving performances at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games.
The names Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Martin Fourcade may not be well known in Australia but in the world of winter sports they are royalty.
Three gold medals and one bronze were the highlights of the past weekend, but the excitement and impressive performances didn't stop at the end of the podium.
In his quest to race himself into form for the 2017 World Championships in Hochfilzen, Australia’s emerging biathlon star Damon Morton performed the nation’s best result of the season and his best sprint result in Junior IBU Cup so far.
Rising Australian biathlon star and Winter Youth Olympian Darcie Morton is pushing hard to represent Australia at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.