CIIC:Selected anniversaries/February 23
1992: The 16th Winter Olympics ended after 16 days of competition in Albertville, France, where China won its first medals in the Winter Olympic Games. Ye Qiaobo won two silver medals and Li Yan one silver medal.
2006: Chinese freestyle skier Han Xiaopeng won a gold medal in the Turin Winter Olympic Games. It was China's first Olympic gold medal in snow sports.