Trimester 2 in the IBU season runs from 1-31 January, and the Australian Biathlon Association had 16 High Performance Program athletes participate in various events during this time.
Events included: the Annual Livigno, ITA Camp (11 participants), IBU Cup 4, IBU Cup 5, Open European Championships, IBU Junior Cup 3, Italian Cup, Alpencup, plus cross country events.
We have been very pleased to include New Zealander Louis “Luigi” Jones in our program again.
In addition, an Australian team has participated in Exercise Rucksack, at the British National Championships at Ruhpolding, GER.
Congratulations to High Performance Program participants:
Maddy Clarke, Jill Colebourn, Taylor Field, Jeremy Flanagan, Tim Flanagan, Gabrielle Hawkins, Sabrina Howell, Jethro Mahon, Gabrielle Mahon, Christian Mahon, Darcie Morton, Damon Morton, Will Neuhaus, Daniel Walker, Tom Wilkinson, Matthew Wright, plus the six Australians who attended the British Biathlon Championships.
At the “business end of the season”, Trimester 3 events include:
- Winter University Games (Jill Colebourn, Jeremy Flanagan, Tim Flanagan, Sabrina Howell, the largest team ever, participating in the first-ever Mixed Relay for Australia)
- World Championships (Damon Morton)
- Youth/Junior World Championships (Gabrielle Hawkins, Sabrina Howell, Will Neuhaus) and
- for the first time ever for Australia, Asian Winter Games (Jill Colebourn, Jeremy Flanagan, Damon Morton, Darcie Morton)
Keep up to date with all Australian Biathlon Association events via our Team App page at: https://australianbiathlon.teamapp.com/
as well as via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter!