Biathlon consists of rifle shooting and cross country skiing. It would be a winter sport and there is competition in biathlon at the Winter Olympic Games. But, there are some biathlons that are on roller skis, but these are mostly training, and aren't really a sport.
Biathlon refers to the winter sport that combines cross country skiing with rifle shooting. Triathlon refers to the warm weather sport that conbines swimming, cycling, and marathon. Biathlon is competed in the Winter Olympics. Triathlon is competed in the Summer Olympics.
A biathlon sport is one of the most common sports played in winter Olympics.
Biathlon has been competed at every Winter Games since 1960. Women's events were added in 1992.
The table tennis is a winter sport as well as a summer sport.
Judo and Biathlon.
The sport known as biathlon debuted at the 1960 Winter Games in Rome. However, the 1924 Winter Games in Chamonix had a sport called 'Military Ski Patrol' which was very similar to the current biathlon relay race. Military Ski Patrol was a medal sport at the 1924 Winter Games and a demonstration sport at the 1928, 1936, and 1948 Winter Olympics. When biathlon debuted in 1960, it was an individual event of 20 kilometers. A 4x7.5 kilometer relay race was added in 1968.