Biathlon Final Showcases Annecy 2018 Venue

The final of the IBU Biathlon Cup takes place March 10 to 13 in the Sylvie Becaert Stadium, the venue proposed by Annecy 2018 to host the biathlon events. The stadium was inaugurated February 4 and is the first international competition being held there.

The site, which includes a 30-target shooting ramp and is designed in line with sustainable development principles, required a four-million-Euro investment.

Charles Beigbeder, President of Annecy 2018 said, “in a sport where the French team obtains great results such as in the current world championships taking place in Khanty Mansiysk and notably Martin Fourcade’s title for the pursuit event, the final of the IBU Cup at Le Grand Bornand gives us the chance to welcome people from all over the world and showcase our first class organization and facilities in these magnificent mountains. We are looking forward to hosting biathletes from all over the globe”.