Australia at the Winter World University Games

Lucerne (Switzerland) - 11-21 December 2021

Krasnoyarsk (Russia) - 2-12 March, 2019


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. The UniRoos have entered teams for events such as figure skating, speed skating, snowboard cross, ski cross, cross country skiing and freestyle skiing. 

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

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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