for new or aspiring biathletes now available
Australian Biathlon Handbook April 2014
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IOC Declaration on Good Governance and Clean Athletes
PR66 - IOC Executive Board press release
WADA 2015 Prohibited List
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2015 Prohibited List which will come into effect on 1 January 2015.
It is important to familiarise yourself with the List to ensure you are ready for the change. Download document below;
2015 WADA Prohibited List
Anti-Doping News Article
Kim Crow - ASADA Senate Hearing - Media Release
The 2014 Australian Biathlon Championships event were held on 2 and 3 August.
Saturday's Individual and Sunday's Sprint were held in sunny conditions, and continued the best snow season in many years.
Winners of the blue ribbon Open Category on both days were Damon Morton (Men) from Marlo, VIC and Jillian Colebourn (Women) from Sydney, NSW.
Full results on the Race Results page.
Congratulations to all participants, who ranged in aged from 70+ down to below 10, for our Larsen Laser Event competitors!
On Saturday 19 July, the Victorian Championship Sprint event was held at Whiskey Flat Range, Mt Hotham.
Snow conditions were the best in many years and with the sun shining and temperature rising to 1 degree C, conditions were perfect for competitors, officials and spectators.
There were two race starts, with most of those aged over 18 in the first race group, with others following in the second group.
Winner of the blue ribbon Men's Open was Damon Morton, with Giles Richardson taking the silver and Hamish McLean the bronze.
In the blue ribbon Women's Open, sole participant Irene Dunn took the gold.
Australian Biathlon has been thrilled to host visiting International Biathlon Union official Coach Ubaldo Prucker. Coach Prucker is one of the founding members of the IBU and was the official responsible for running biathlon at both the 2006 Olympic Winter Games and the 2013 Winter University Games. Coach Prucker has been conducting a review to assist Australian Biathlon with our long term development. After presenting participants with their medals, Coach Prucker very kindly ran a skiing clinic, for participants and coaches alike. Here he is pictured with our youngest participant, Nicholas Wilkinson, who took part in the Mens Under 9 laser class.
IBU Delegate Executive Summary 4 Apr 15
Australian Biathlon at the AOC AGM Events, May 2014
The AOC hosted a Welcome Home cocktail function for our Sochi Olympic Athletes at the Museum of Contemporary Art at the Rocks, Sydney on 9 May 2014. In attendance were Australian Biathlon’s 2014 Olympians, Alex Almoukov and Lucy Glanville together with their coach, Nick Almoukov. The Prime Minister, Tony Abbot presented each returning athlete with a memento, a pin of the Olympic torch with the unmistakable logo of the 5 rings. Our Olympic Team together with Committee Member, Mrs Genevieve Yan-Colebourn met dignitaries including Mr John Coates AC, President AOC and Mr Glenn Tasker, President Australian Paralympics Committee.
ABA’s President, Dr Grant Flanagan and Committee Member, Mrs Genevieve Yan-Colebourn attended the important 2014 AOC AGM on 10 May 2014, learning important initiatives which AB will implement in the forthcoming year.
Melbourne Regional Summer Biathlon ABA Series 1_2014
British Champs News Report from Bob Schouten
British Biathlon Champs - ABA News Article February 2014 (2)
New ABA "Hoodies" are now available - see order form below
AUS Biathlon Hoodie Order form 2014
JOHN COATES IOC TWO NEW APPOINTMENTS
New athletes committee: -
IBU Press Release March 2014
New ABA publication to assist with travelling to Europe for a Biathlon event;
Latest info on Anti-Doping
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