biathlons

biathlon

[bahy-ath-lon]
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

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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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