Biathlon

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Biathlon
Biathlon Schalke.jpg
Several biathletes in the shuitin aurie o a competeetion
Heichest govrenin bodyInternational Biathlon Union
Characteristics
Team membersSingle competitors or relay teams
Mixed genderYes
EquipmentSkis, Poles, Rifle
Olympic1924 (Militar patrol)
1960 (Offeecially)

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 (an aa kent as "modern biathlon"), which combines rinnin wi soummin.