biathlon

[bahy-ath-lon] /baɪˈæθ lɒn/
noun
1.
a contest in which cross-country skiers, carrying rifles, shoot at targets at four stops along a 12.5-mile (20 km) course.
2.
an athletic contest comprising any two consecutive events.
Origin
1955–60; bi-1 + Greek âthlon contest; modeled on decathlon
Example Sentences for biathlon
The remaining two, biathlon mixed team relay and luge team relay, would use athletes already entered in individual events.
biathlon some promising news within the hospitality industry.
biathlon is a combination of cross-country skiing and shooting.
British Dictionary definitions for biathlon
biathlon (baɪˈæθlən, -lɒn)
 
n
sport a contest in which skiers with rifles shoot at four targets along a 20-kilometre (12.5-mile) cross-country course

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