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Winter Olympics Report — Part 2

Winter Olympics Report — Part 2

By Jason Cruz
Northwest Asian Weekly

http://nwasianweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/33_09/olympics.jpgWelcome 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 | 2/22-2/28Comments (0)

July 27: Local girl chosen for the U.S. math team competes internationally

July 27: Local girl chosen for the U.S. math team competes internationally

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 | 8/7-8/13Comments (0)

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