Several biathletes in the shuitin aurie o a competeetion
|Heichest govrenin body||International Biathlon Union|
|Team members||Single competitors or relay teams|
|Equipment||Skis, Poles, Rifle|
|Olympic||1924 (Militar patrol)|
Biathlon is ony sportin event made up o twa disciplines. However, biathlon uisually refers specifically tae the winter sport that combines cross-kintra skiin an rifle shuitin. Ither popular variants include simmer biathlon, which combines cross-kintra rinnin wi rifle, an biathle (kent as "modern biathlon" an aw), which combines rinnin wi soummin.
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