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Any sporting event made up of two disciplines which, as a winter sport, refers specifically to cross-country skiing and rifle shooting. The so-called modern biathlon combines running and swimming but, when no Olympic-sized pool is available, a biathlon may consist of running and biking, usually bicycling and running—i.e., it is a triathlon without the swimming
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TILE Hill Wood pupil Amie Miles has qualified for the British Schools' Modern Biathlon Championships which is organised by Pentathlon GB.
The biathlons are being organised by Bahrain Management Centre.
ATHLETES from across the Gulf are gearing up for a series of biathlon events to be held at the Marina Club in July.
Lizzy and Katy Templeman finished in first and second place in the British Biathlon Championships.
Event director Adnan Al Qassab stressed the main goal of the biathlons was to provide a great day out for a sporting community.
Doin' the 'du'" is less demanding than starting out with a triathlon, but is still challenging enough to be fun--especially on courses like that of NYTC's "New York Biathlon," held twice each season in Harriman State Park.