Congratulations are offered to the following athletes who, after National Selection Races in Beitostølen NOR, have been selected for the GBR Teams in Trimester 1 (until Christmas): IBU CUP – Team Manager: LBdr Lee-Steve JACKSON 16 Regt RA LBdr Vinny FOUNTAIN * 16 Regt RA Cpl Alex GLEAVE 1 CS Bn REME Robert SIRCUS CBNSC Hldr Sandy WISHART * 4 SCOTS
News Filter News The BBU’s Selection Policy 15-16 Particular note should be taken of: ….. Pre-selection for World Cup & Junior World Championships (Para 5 & 6). ….. Selection Races in Beitostølen NOR on approx 16 – 20 Nov 2015 (Para 7). ….. Lack of sponsor / funding = no entry into IBU Cup Women, and reduction in WC Men (Para 4).
The BBU Countdown to PyeongChang 2018, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, 09-25 February 2018 has begun. The forthcoming 2015 – 16 season is not an Olympic Qualifying season ….. but wait for November 2016, when all gloves will be off on the official “Road to South Korea”! In the short time, it is only 48 days until the
Detailed timings and the full programme for Ex RUCKSACK (The British National, Inter Service & Army Biathlon & Cross Country Championships) in Ruhpolding 20 Jan – 04 Feb 16 have been released. Check here! The AWSA / Army organises all accommodation and entries for British military athletes, but not for any civilian athletes! Entry forms for civilian competitors will be published
Cheile Grădiște in Romania was the recent home for the Summer Biathlon World Championships, and it was almost a “home from home” for GBR’s Amanda LIGHTFOOT who recorded the best ever GBR Summer (or Winter) World Championship results. In the Sprint she finished 8th, shooting 0-1 (0-0 would have given her a bronze medal!) and went one better in the Pursuit