Biathlon - Equipments - Training

Biathlon by name is defined as a term related to sports events and Biathlon sports includes

  • Rifle sharp shooting
  • Cross-country skiing
  • A biathlon sport is one of the most common sports played in winter Olympics. Apart from this there are another famous sports of its known as summer Biathlon sports, which is a combination of rifle and cross-country running.

    If we talk about the history of biathlon sports game, then you are surprised to know that this is 4000 year old sports, and as that time it is used as a way of hunting where stalking animals on skis.

    In year 1861 in Norway, first ski club, the "Trysil Rifle and Ski Club," was formed for developing national defense at local levels. The first known competition took place in 1767 when border patrol companies competed against each other.

    This skiing and shootings are one of the popular games in winter Olympics all-time. The most famous and popular organization was formed in 1948, named as Union Internationale de Pentathlon moderne ET Biathlon (UIPMB) and its purpose is to standardize the rules and regulations of Biathlonsports.

    If we can speak about biathlon sport equipments, they are

  • Skis
  • Gloves
  • Poles
  • Rifles
  • Targets
  • Ammunition
  • Skis are defined as the long flat device worn on the feet designed to help the wearer slide smoothly over snow.

    Glovesare referring to the garment that we people generally used to cover the hand and this we done for the perfect grip to avoid slippery.

    Poles are defined as a loop through which the hand is placed, giving some security from the pole being dropped at the end of the pole swing.

    Targets are referred to the place where we have to shot and score or in other language we can say that the athletes shoot at targets that have a scoring area of 4.0 centimeters.

    Rifles are the weapons from which we can shot our target.

    Ammunition refers to the metal we used for score the target with help of rifle and bronze is the most common metal we people generally used.

    About Biathlon Events if we talk few world class events are as follows

  • World Cups
  • Canada Games
  • Summer Biathlon
  • FISU (University Biathlon)
  • Olympics
  • World Championships
  • National Championships
  • There are many training institutes for Biathlon sports all over the world running with the purpose to train the young generation with the help of experienced trainers.

    Biathlon training consisting concentrates on three things they are

  • Ski speed
  • Shooting accuracy
  • Range speed
  • In Biathlon training institutions a trainer teaches his trainees about

  • How to hold
  • How to shoot straight
  • Balance
  • Shooting the shot fast
  • Shooting under stress
  • Ski training
  • Ski training is one of the important aspects to become a perfect Biathlon's

    Above we had defined Biathlon, then list its main equipments then discuss the topic about its events and also training. Hope you all are satisfied as per the above discussion.