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Biathlon at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Games

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Host City: Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
Date Started: February 11, 1984
Date Finished: February 11, 1984
Events: 3

Participants: 95 (95 men and 0 women) from 25 countries
Youngest Participant: YUG Jure Velepec (18 years, 246 days)
Oldest Participant: USA Lyle Nelson (35 years, 8 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): FRG Peter Angerer and NOR Eirik Kvalfoss (3 medals)
Most Medals (Country): NOR Norway and FRG West Germany (3 medals)


In the 1984 biathlon events, the targets were changed to self-indicating targets. They were self-indicating in that they flipped from black to white when hit, giving the biathlete as well as the spectators instant visual feedback for each shot fired. The program was the same in 1984, with the standard 20 km distance, a 10 km sprint event, and a 4x10 km relay.