Bellingham picked for a second Olympic Winter Games

Former Federation University student Phil Bellingham is getting set for his second appearance at an Olympic Winter Games.

Bellingham, a cross country skier, is part of the Australian team for the Games, which begin in the Pyeongchang County of South Korea on Friday.

From Mt Beauty in Victoria, Bellingham placed 76th in the 15km classic and 55th in the individual sprint at the 2014 Games in Sochi.

He partnered with teammate Callum Watson in the team sprint and the pair finished 21st overall.

Phil Bellingham (left) competes at the 2018 World Cup in Dresden, Germany. He has been picked for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, which start on Friday.

Phil Bellingham (left) competes at the 2018 World Cup in Dresden, Germany. He has been picked for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, which start on Friday.

His recent performances include a 12th placing in the team sprint event at the 2018 World Cup in Dresden, Germany.

The 26-year-old is coached by Valerio Leccardi and is one of the 51 athletes that Australia has picked for its 2018 Olympic Winter Games squad.

The Games run through until February 25.