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|Biathle World Championship Dates & Venues||Tuesday, 26th Nov 2013||Howard Jones||
Following several years of uncertainty over the dates and locations of the Biathle World Championships, the UIPM have approved bids for this prestigious event for the next three years.
Lake Atitlan in Guatemala is planned to be the host in 2014 over the weekend of the 10th/12th October and, for 2015, the event will move to Tbilisi in Georgia over the 18th - 20th September. Orlando, USA will be a very welcome host for 2016 and the dates of 2nd - 4th September will coincide with the last weekend of the school holidays.
|2013 Annual General Meeting Update||Tuesday, 8th Oct 2013||Eleanor Guest||
The AGM will take place at 1530 on 19 October 2013 in the All England Room at the National Badminton Centre in Milton Keynes.
The Calling Notice/Agenda, which also contains directions to the venue, can be found here
The 2013 Report can be found here
For reference, the Minutes of the 2012 AGM can be found here
|Biathle World Championships Results||Monday, 7th Oct 2013||Howard Jones||
|Great Britain tops the medal table in Cyprus||Saturday, 5th Oct 2013||Howard Jones||
The Biathle World Championships continued into this afternoon with lots more success for the GB team.
First up were the finals of the events for which heats were held this morning. THe Youths D Boys final boasted all 7 Brits and Tom Dudley 4th, Ben Samuel 5th and Shea Hannam 6th confirmed the team gold medal. The Youths D Girls had 5 Brits competing and Daisy Corbett finished in second place for a silver medal and lead the Brit team to another Gold.
Travis Bramley had a stong event to claim silver and lead the GB team to yet another Gold and in the Youths C Boys final and Alex Withey took bronze, Zoe Gowers finished 4th and Kierra Tippett 6th in the girls fnal.
Robert Lightowler outsprinted the field to claim Gold in the Youths B final and lead the team to Gold. Jonathon Dudley claimed silver in the Youths A boy's race and in the Youths A Girls race, a clean sweep of medals. Sarah Hodgson had an easy win with Natasha Bellamy second and Megan Lazenby 3rd and an obvious team win.
Caroline Lambert won the Junior Ladies race and lead the British trio to team gold and James Fountain was our first Brit home in 5th place in the Junior Men's race.
No individual medals in the senior Ladies Race but team gold whereas in the Senior Mens Race, Gregan Clarkson sprinted to silver and Jon Fletcher bronze. Richard Stannard affected by a hamstring problem on exiting the swim whilst in first place bravely limped home to ensure team silver.
With a total of 15 countries claiming individual medals, this was another highly successful Championship for the 93 string Britsih team. They claimed a total of 22 individual medals - 9 Gold, 9 Silver and 4 bronze as well as 14 team wins, 3 second place teams and a bronze medal team.
Well done to the whole team who ensured that Great Britain remains the dominant force in World Biathle,
Full report to follow
|World Biathle Championships Update||Saturday, 5th Oct 2013||Howard Jones||
Lunchtime has arrived in Limassol with the Great Britain Team in a very strong position.
The first two Youths E races were won by Ryan Symington and Sophe Mabbs with Eve Jones taking silver and both team golds going to Great Britain
Heats of the Youths D and C boys and Girls and Youths B boys followed with most of the Brits gettig through to the fnials this afternoon.
Youths B Girls Race was dominated by Natasha Sinha and Georgia Hanam who took gold and silver with Victoria Halford's fourth place ensuring another team gold for Great Britain.
Jon Wood dominated the Masters B race with an emphatic win and John Hill won bronze in the Masters C race. James Greenwell was best placed Brit in the Masters A race in 5th Place and Peter Collet came home second for silver in the Masters C race.
In the ladies Masters races, Barbara Holmes showed her form again by winning the Masters B race and Margaret Smith and Mary Colett placed first and second in the Masters C Race. Nicola Quinlan was best placed Masters A Lady in 4th place leading their team to gold.
The afternoon session start shortly with the finals of the Youths D Boys. Further reoprt to follow.