meaning of biathlon

biathlon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1956, from bi- + Greek athlon "competition," abstracted from pentathlon.

biathlon meaning in Sports Dictionary

Biathlon is a winter sport that incorporates both cross-country snowboarding and rifle shooting. Competitors utilize small-bore rifles. The biathlon includes both individual and team occasions. (sport: Biathlon)

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  • Competitive event that combines running and swimming. (sport: Swimming)

biathlon - German to English