Olympic quotas & World Champions

Australia dominated on the global stage over the October long weekend with World Championship victories, international golds and two qualifications for the Winter Olympic Games.


  1. The weekend started with Australia securing two figure skating quota spots for PyeongChang 2018.
  2. The first by Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya who won bronze at the Nebelhorn Trophy on Friday and secured an Olympic quota for Australia in the Pair's Event.
  3. This was quickly followed by Kailani Craine who won the Ladies Short Program the same night...
  4. ...before winning Saturday's Free Program to take home the overall trophy! Find out how it happened here.
  5. In doing so, she secured a Ladies figure staking quota spot for Australia at PyeongChang 2018.
  6. Olympic Short Track Speed Skater Deanna Lockett won bronze at the World Cup in Budapest.
  7. She created history by winning Australia's first female 1500m Short Track World Cup medal.
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  9. In warmer climates, Jess Fox won K1 gold at the 2017 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Pau, France.
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  12. Australia finished 3rd on the medal table at the 2017 Rowing World Championships.