Sport Winter Olympics: How the Aussies fared on day three in Pyeongchang

23:37  12 february  2018
23:37  12 february  2018 Source:   MSN

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A massive wipe out in the men's speed skating and a couple of top-50 finishes in the women's skiathlon — here's how the Aussie contingent fared on the first day at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics .

Away from the moguls, a Games-ending injury in slopestyle, a best-ever finish in men's luge and an improved placing in skiathlon — here's how the Aussies fared on day two in Pyeongchang .

Australian Snowboarder Emily Arthur© Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Australian Snowboarder Emily Arthur Away from the moguls, it was a game of inches for two Australian snowboarders in the women's halfpipe on day three in Pyeongchang.

The main attention was once again on the moguls, this time for the men as Matt Graham kicked Australia's Olympic campaign into gear with a silver medal.

But earlier, two Australian snowboarders were in action in the qualification for the women's halfpipe.

Emily Arthur and Holly Crawford were up for Australia, at opposite ends of their Olympic careers.

Games debutant Arthur, from Woronora Heights in the Sutherland Shire, lost control on her first run, and scored a 30.25, which put her in 15th.

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Australia will head into day three of the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang still searching for its first meda "I think that is something that definitely needs to be reviewed," he said. How the Aussies fared on day two.

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Crawford, in her fourth Winter Olympics, couldn't quite complete a clean run, but her score of 57.50 put her in 10th, with 12 going through to Tuesday's final.

The Sydneysider in her second run got good air on her first two tricks, before hitting the lip on a frontside 720 which ended her chances of improving her score.

She finished 13th, one place out of the final.

The news was better for Arthur, however, as she delivered the sixth-best run of the second qualifying round to jump into eighth place and qualify comfortably for the final, which will begin at midday (AEDT) on Tuesday.

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