Posted on 21 February 2014.
By Jason Cruz
Northwest Asian Weekly
Welcome to the second week of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. We take a look at the medals won by Asian countries and U.S. Asian Pacific Islander athletes. Notably, the young and old are doing well.
Japan wins figure skating gold
19-year-old Yuzuru Hanyu scored an upset in men’s figure skating, after a record-setting high score in the short program. He hung on — despite a flawed free skate — to win the gold medal. Three-time world champion Canadian Patrick Chan couldn’t unseat the Japanese skater and had to settle for silver. Read the full story
Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 9 | 2/22-2/28
Posted on 05 August 2010.
Shijie Joy Zheng
Shijie Joy Zheng, a senior at Phillips Exeter Academy, was chosen to participate on a team of high school girls from throughout the United States who will compete in the 2010 China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (CGMO).
This will be her third time competing at the CGMO. She was a gold medalist last year.
The team of eight members will be sent to the international competition, which will be held Aug. 9–13 in Shijiazhuang, China, capital of Hebei Provence. Competitors will come from China, other East Asian countries including Russia, the United States, Canada, South Africa, United Kingdom, and Australia. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 32 | 8/7-8/13