1 March 2014 Last updated at 00:00

Sochi 2014: Guide to biathlon

22nd Winter Olympics

  • Venue: Sochi, Russia
  • Date: 7-23 February

Coverage: Live on BBC TV, Red Button, BBC Sport website, Connected TVs, BBC Sport app and Radio 5 live

Watch BBC Sport's guide to the biathlon ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

There are 11 biathlon events, five for men, five for women and a mixed event. Biathlon, which involves skiing on a course and shooting a number of targets, requires strategy, strength & composure.

Read more about biathlon

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