Australia's Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya qualify for 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea

Olympians: Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya won the World Junior Figure Skating Championships and have now qualified for the Olympics. Picture: AP Photo

Olympians: Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya won the World Junior Figure Skating Championships and have now qualified for the Olympics. Picture: AP Photo

Figure skating pair Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya have qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics following a stunning third place finish at the 2017 Nebelhorn Trophy in Germany last week.

Rooty Hill resident Windsor, 20, and his Russia partner Katia, 17, won the World Junior Championships in March.

However, this was arguably the biggest win of their skating career as a pair and giving Australia it’s first pair at an Olympics since the 1998 games in Nagano, Japan.

“Obviously it is very exciting for us,” Windsor said.

“We skated really, really well and we also qualified for Australia. So that was a huge step for us.”

The pair qualified for the Olympics, to be held in in Pyeongchang, South Korea, along with four other couples.

It was a huge week for Australia with Newcastle skater Kailani Craine winning the ladies program at the Nebelhorn Trophy.

It gives Australia qualification in three figure skating disciplines with mens skater Brendan Kerry already earning his place.

It means that Australia is eligible for the Olympic team event, although currently ranked outside the top ten.

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