Graphic explains the Biathlon event.


PyeongChang Olympic Biathlon

By Mike Tyler

February 9, 2018 - February 25, 2018 - The Biathlon is one of 24 sporting competitions of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang 2018, South Korea.

Biathlon harks back to the Nordic tradition of hunting on skis and first featured in the 1924 Winter Olympics. It has been a permanent Olympic discipline since 1960 and combines cross-country skiing and shooting, with individual and team events events at various distances.

PUBLISHED: 17/11/2017; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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