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Bessans Biathlon Contest

Biathlon Contest Bessans - b-filliol - OTHMV
  • Biathlon Contest Podium - b-filliol - OTHMV
  • bessans-ete-initiations-Biahlon Contest - b-filliol - OTHMV

The biathlon event of the summer in Bessans.
Races and shooting challenges featuring international teams and top French committees.
For the general public: entertainment, laser shooting and introductory courses open to all, with equipment on loan.


Bessans, in Haute Maurienne Vanoise, hosts the Biathlon Contest on Thursday August 22 at the Stade International de Biathlon.
The summer event, which takes place every year on the Bessans Nordic site, features a line-up of international biathletes and the best French committees.
The show promises to be spectacular, with direct shooting confrontations between the biathletes present.
With initiations, entertainment and a biathlon show: a great event to test biathlon in "summer" mode and meet France's top athletes.

On the program:
Initiations and Discoveries
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
- Introduction to 10m shooting
- Laser biathlon
- Inline skating
- Ski-wheels
- Initiation to 50m shooting (from 15 years old)

Biathlon shows
15h Rifle adjustment
3:30pm Mass Start :
Heats & Finals - Men and Women (U15) and Seniors
5pm Shooting Challenges :
Heats, finals and super final
6pm Awards ceremony


  • Village center


Free of charge.

Opening period

Thursday, August 22, 2024 from 1pm to 6:30pm.

Spoken languages

  • French



Animals accepted : No

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 1:00 pm
Bessans Biathlon Contest
  • Sports competition
International Biathlon Stadium International Biathlon Stadium 73480 Bessans