Of the twenty-four Australians participating in biathlon events in the 2013/14 Northern Hemisphere season, the highest-placed athlete to date is Damon Morton.
Morton, 17, from Marlo, VIC, has been participating in Youth events this season. The highlight of his 2013/14 campaign is his result in the Youth Men Sprint at World Youth/Juniors Championships, which are underway at Presque Isle, Maine, USA. Damon placed 11th out of a field of 62 finishers, in a time of 20:32.4 (0+2), 57.4 seconds behind the combined result of the top three finishers.
This is the best result for any Australian athlete, Men or Women, at IBU Youth/Junior World Championships, in recent years.
Full results may be found at http://www.biathlonworld.com