Biathlon is a sport that comes under the winter section and is loved by millions of sports fans. It combines rifle shooting and cross-country skiing where the fans enjoy every bit of the event.
People can treat this event as a race with different contestants skiing throughout the cross-country trial where the distances are divided into shooting rounds. Now, each of the shooting rounds are not time driven but on the basis of competition, each missed shots results in additional time or even distance.
International Biathlon Union is the highest governing body that governs and makes rules for Biathlon events.
A Glance at Championships
Going ahead with the championships of Biathlon, there has been plenty of the events. Other than the World Championships and Olympics event, the current BWC event is a totally different one. In this case, medalists are the ones that have got the highest sums of World Cup points at the end of each season.
- Biathlon World Championships
- Biathlon at Winter Olympics
- Biathlon World Cup
- IBU Cup
- Biathlon European Championships
- IBU Cup
- Biathlon at Winter Universiade
- Biathlon Junior World Championships
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Starting with the Individual race, it will be a 20 km race where 15km is for the women. Each distance is skied over five laps and the one that finishes the race first wins.
Next up, there is the Sprint race where it is 10 km for men and 7.5 km for women. In such a case, the distance is covered for a period of over three laps.
Then, there is the Super sprint sports that was introduced at the 2017-2018 Biathlon IBU Cup. It’s a shorter version of the sprint race where there is a lap of a total of 4.5 km.
Additionally, only the top 30 competitors qualify for the finals and each competitor will have to perform five laps.
Next up, there is the Pursuit race where the racers are separated on the basis of time differences. The contestant who crosses the finish line first is declared as the winner.
Likewise, there are ample of games at every Biathlon sport. As viewers, you have the option to watch almost any type of Biathlon sporting event.
Each event is a gem and you can easily watch any of those either in an online or offline fashion.
Schedule and more Details
The Biathlon at the current 2022 Winter Olympics is all set to be held at the Hualindon Ski resort. Plus, the competitions will take place from 5th February to 19th February 2022. Going ahead, the competition schedule is as follows:
5th February 2022
Mixed 4×6 km relay
7th February 2022
Women’s 15 km individual
8th February 2022
Men’s 20 km individual
11th February 2022
Women’s 7.5 km Sprint
12th February 2022
Men’s 10 km Sprint
13th February 2022
Women’s 10 km pursuit
15th February 2022
S 4 x 7.5 km relay
16th February 2022
Women’s 4 x 6 km relay
18 February 2022
Men’s 15 km mass start
19th February 2022
Women’s 12.5 km mass start
Broadcasting and Live Streaming
Almost each of the Biathlon events is broadcasted on a regular basis where you can even enjoy watching sports, without an issue. Here, for each of the countries, there are a set of separate streaming platforms delivering quality, each time.
Now, for example, if you are someone who lives in Europe, then you can choose Eurosport to watch each of the games, without any trouble.
Plus, likewise, for other regions, you are free to choose the channels as per your liking along with preferences.
Here, you can look for channels that offer good streaming quality and even deliver the same at affordable rates.
In such a case, the mind becomes clear and you can choose the channels, without any trouble or issue.
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