Biathlon



a contest in which cross-country skiers, carrying rifles, shoot at targets at four stops along a 12.5-mile (20 km) course.
an athletic contest comprising any two consecutive events.
Contemporary Examples

Why the Biathlon Makes Bonds of Us All Brett Singer February 15, 2014
The Good, the Bad, and the Pink Eye Brett Singer February 22, 2014
The Stench of Sochi Alex Berenson February 11, 2014
The Ballad of Johnny France Richard Ben Cramer January 11, 2014
Why the Biathlon Makes Bonds of Us All Brett Singer February 15, 2014
The Good, the Bad, and the Pink Eye Brett Singer February 22, 2014
Why the Biathlon Makes Bonds of Us All Brett Singer February 15, 2014

noun
(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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