First Golds for Alpine Skiing at 2017 AWG -- Photodesk

(ATR) The 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games run through Feb. 26. Click here for photos.

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(ATR) The alpine skiing events at the 2017 Asian Winter Games are taking place from Feb. 22 until Feb. 25.

The competition is being held at Mt. Teine, Sapporo.Mt. Teine is the same site used to host the slalom/giant slalom, luge and bobsleigh events at the 1972 Winter Games.

Japan had two men on the podium of the giant slalom event with YoheiKoyama taking gold and HideyukiNarita winning bronze. Thesilver medalist was Hyeon tae Kim of Korea.

Click here to watch the events streamed live.

The 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games will conclude on Feb. 26.

Click here to view photos of the alpine skiing events.

Written by Courtney Colquitt

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