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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.

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