Emily Thomas has led the Australian challenge in the opening snowboard cross event at the World Snowboard Championship, placing 22nd in a field of 41 riders.
Chinese skier Nina Li has upstaged Lydia Ierodiaconou for the second time in three days, taking gold in front of the Australian’s silver in Lake Placid, New York.
For the second week in a row, Dale Begg-Smith has missed out on making a World Cup moguls final by two places, finishing in 18th place in Lake Placid, New York.
OWI short track speed skaters Lachlan Hay, Elliot Shriane and Alex Merriman have finished in eighth place in the 2000m relay at the World Junior Championships in Belgrade.
Lydia Ierodiaconou has been edged out of a fourth consecutive aerial skiing victory by Chinese skier Nina Li, but retains her comfortable lead at the top of the World Cup points table.
The World Snowboard Championships get under way on January 16, with Australia naming a 13 member team to make the journey to Whistler, Canada.
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Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit
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Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.
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Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.