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Biathlon Quiz

  Yuri Kashkarov Do you know how many targets athlete shoot at in each sequence? Allsport UK

1. What do biathlon athletes carry at all times?
Extra skis
Rifle and ammunition
Baton
Rifle

2. In the individual competition, how many times do athletes stop at the firing range?
Once
Twice
Three times
Four times

3. In what positions do the athletes shoot?
Prone and standing
Standing
Sitting
Kneeling and standing

4. How far away are the targets?
10 meters
25 meters
50 meters
100 meters

5. How many targets are there at each sequence?
Two
Five
Ten
Twelve

6. Why was the biathlon temporarily dropped from the Olympics?
Not enough interest
Anti-military sentiment
Lack of funding
Was never dropped

7. When did women make their Olympic debut in biathlon?
1924
1976
1992
2002

8. What are clicks?
Sound skis make
Adjustments to rifle's sight
Targets
Batons

9. What is the penalty for missing a target in sprint, relay and pursuit events?
No penalty
Time added
More weight to carry
Must ski and extra loop

10. What is the penalty for missing a target in the individual event?
No penalty
Time added
More weight to carry
Must ski and extra loop

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