Quick Answer: What events are in a biathlon?

At the Olympics, biathlon events consist of individual (a time trial of about 20km for men and 15km for women), sprint (10km for men and 7.5km for women), pursuit (in which skiers start at timed intervals based on their finishes in the sprint event), mass start (in which a selection of the highest ranked athletes …

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Quick Answer: Is biathlon a hard sport?

Biathlon (and cross-country skiing) are approachable in a different way: They are the only disciplines whose athletes make their sport look as hard as it actually is. When biathletes cross the finish line they fall to their sides on the snow — heaving, spitting, dripping snot and saliva. What is the deadliest Olympic sport? Ski …

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