Biathlon facts for kids

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Biathlon (not to be confused with duathlon) is a term used to describe any sporting event made up of two disciplines. However, biathlon usually refers specifically to the winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting. Another popular variant is summer biathlon, which combines cross-country running with riflery.

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Biathlon's two sports disciplines:

Other multi-discipline sports (otherwise unrelated to biathlon):

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