China freeskier Eileen Gu has withdrawn from the opening event of the season after falling during training. Photo: AFP
China freeskier Eileen Gu has withdrawn from the opening event of the season after falling during training. Photo: AFP

Beijing 2022: China’s Eileen Gu injured in training fall but says it’s ‘not serious’ as she prepares for Winter Games medal rush

  • The Winter Games medal favourite pulled out of the slopestyle competition in Stubai, Austria, where two weeks ago she performed a world’s first double cork 1440
  • The 18-year-old hopes to return to competition in Colorado in the first week of December in the run-up to February’s Beijing Olympics

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
China freeskier Eileen Gu has withdrawn from the opening event of the season after falling during training. Photo: AFP
China freeskier Eileen Gu has withdrawn from the opening event of the season after falling during training. Photo: AFP
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