Month: August 2016

Promotion for Jacko

  Many congratulations on his promotion (at last!) to Bombardier, go to Lee-Steve JACKSON, our double Olympian and Coach of the IBU Cup Team & AABDS. Jacko serves in 16 Regt RA and to those of you without a military bent, a Bombardier is equivalent of Corporal.      

World Silver Medal for Calum

  Cairngorm’s Calum IRVINE has continued his wonderful summer of success – sadly for us in rowing, not biathlon!   At the World U23 Championships in Rotterdam he was a member of the GBR Eight that finished 2nd in their Final. This follows earlier victories for Edinburgh University in the Scottish University Boat Race and Read More …

Ginge Goes – Marcel Moves On

  It is with sadness, but with enormous gratitude for their services to British biathlon, that we announce the departure from the BBU of Simon (Ginge) Allanson and Marcel Laponder.   Both have just “signed off” from the Army and during the next few months will be wrapping up their Army careers at 3 RHA Read More …

Chairman, André Oszmann Steps Down

The BBU Chairman, André Oszmann, has announced his retirement, both as a Board Member and thus also as Chairman. André has been involved with British Biathlon since 2007; has been a Board Member since 2009 and Chairman since 2011. The Board, Members and Athletes are most grateful for all his support, hard-work and enthusiasm during Read More …

British Championships 2017

“Exercise RUCKSACK”, The British National, Inter Service and Army Biathlon & Cross Country Championships will once again be held in Ruhpolding Germany next year. Cross Country is in Week 1 with Biathlon in Week 2. Click for the Race Programme.    Full timings and admin / entry instructions for civilian athletes will be published in Read More …

Summer Biathlon World Championships

It is just a few days until athletes hope to gauge their summer training against other top biathletes in Estonia, at the Summer Biathlon. World Championships in Otepää. Equidistant some 140 miles south of Estonia’s capital Tallinn and the Latvian capital of Riga, GBR races will be on 27 (Sprint) & 28 (Pursuit) August. GBR will be represented Read More …