biathlon

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bi·ath·lon

 (bī-ăth′lən, -lŏn′)
n.
1. An athletic competition that combines events in cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.
2. Any of various other athletic competitions combining two successive events, such as long-distance swimming and running.

[bi- + Greek āthlon, prize of contest.]

bi·ath′lete (-lēt) n.

biathlon

(baɪˈæθlən; -lɒn)
n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) sport a contest in which skiers with rifles shoot at four targets along a 20-kilometre (12.5-mile) cross-country course

bi•ath•lon

(baɪˈæθ lɒn)

n.
1. an athletic contest in which cross-country skiers carrying rifles shoot at targets along a course.
2. an athletic contest comprising any two consecutive events, as running and cycling.
[1955–60; bi-1 + (dec)athlon]

biathlon

- Consists of cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.
See also related terms for shooting.
Translations

biathlon

[baɪˈæθlən] Nbiatlón m

biathlon

[baɪˈæθlɒn baɪˈæθlən] nbiathlon m

biathlon

nBiathlon nt

biathlon

[baɪˈæθlən] nbiathlon m inv