There’s a big long weekend of biathlon for Aussies at IBU events coming up!
Australian High Performance Program members will be taking part in IBU Cup 2 in Ridnaun, ITA, with the largest-ever group of participants at Lenzerheide, SUI, for Junior IBU Cup 1.
First off the mark will be Marlo, VIC siblings Darcie (16) and Damon (20) Morton, who will line up in tomorrow’s Single Mixed Relay at 8pm, Australian Time.
On Saturday, they will take part in the Sprint event, as will Daniel Walker (22, Sydney NSW), supported by coach Nick Almoukov.
Meanwhile, over at Lenzerheide, SUI, Junior athletes will take part in an Individual race on Saturday, and a Sprint on Sunday.
Lining up in the Men’s events will be Taylor Field (20, Melbourne VIC), Tim Flanagan (20, Melbourne VIC), Tom Wilkinson (15, Albury NSW) and Matthew Wright (16, Sydney NSW)
In the Women’s races, Maddie Clarke (16, Melbourne VIC), Sabrina Howell (19, Sydney NSW) and Gabby Mahon (16, Melbourne VIC) will be lining up for Australia. The athletes will be supported by Australian Biathlon Head Coach Luca Bormolini.
Full race info is at: www.biathlonworld.com.
Races are conducted on Central European Time, which is 10 hours behind Australian Eastern Standard Summer Time. #GoAUS !
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