PyeongChang 2018: Biathlon and cross-country venue guides

Both sports will be contested at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre 20 Feb 2018 By IPC

The venue for biathlon and cross-country at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will be the Alpensia Biathlon Centre, located in the PyeongChang Mountain Cluster.

This venue will hold 38 Para Nordic skiing medal events (18 male, 18 female, 2 mixed), with 100 male and 70 female athletes competing in biathlon individual, sprint and middle distance; and cross-country sprint, middle and long distance races across standing, sitting and vision impaired categories.

A cross-country mixed and an open team relay events will also take place at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre. This venue staged the biathlon and cross-country competitions at the Olympic Winter Games.

The Alpensia Biathlon Centre has a capacity for 4,500 seated and 3,000 standing people. The course has a length of 4km, 3.3km, 3km, 2.5km, 2km or 1.5km according to the event and category, and a width of 8m.

The Paralympic Winter Games take place in PyeongChang, South Korea from 9-18 March. Tickets can be purchased here.