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    Biathlon: a sport on the cutting edge

    Biathlon is a sport with roots deep in military and survival techniques, but which has evolved to combine cutting-edge technology with fine feats of athleticism and marksmanship. In this video we chart the development of the equipment used by biathletes.
    23 Feb 2015 |
  • News | Salt Lake City 2002

    Born-again biathlete Wilhelm embarks on gold run

    Kati Wilhelm had made her Olympic debut at Nagano 1998, competing as a cross country skier. She had been left disappointed after finishing a lowly 16th in the 30km, though she did help the German team achieve a 7th place in the 4x5km relay. In search of greater success, she decided to switch to a whole new sport – and duly reinvented herself as a biathlete.
    18 Feb 2002 | Salt Lake City 2002, Olympic News, Biathlon, Germany
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