Australia at the Winter World University Games


Australia's history in the FISU Winter World University Games (WUG) dates back to 1985 and has seen Australian student-athletes compete in 11 of the last 25 events with unbroken involvement since 1991.


Australia's best ever result at a FISU Winter WUG is two silver medals by Amber Arazny (Snowboard: Ladies' Slopestyle) and Joss McAlpine (Snowboard: Men's Big Air) in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2017. 

For the official results of past Winter World University Games, please click here.

Winter World University Games

30th Winter Universiade

Lucerne (Switzerland) - 21-31 January, 2021

29th Winter Universiade

Krasnoyarsk (Russia) - 2-12 March, 2019

Key Facts 

  • The biggest winter multi-sport event for student-athletes 

  • More than 2500 participants from over 50 countries 

  • Broadcast to more than 100 countries with a reach of over 300 million viewers worldwide 

  • 1500-3000 volunteers involved in the event

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