World’s top biathletes gather on Pokljuka

Pokljuka, a thickly-wooded plateau in the north-west of Slovenia, is hosting the world's best biathletes on the World Cup circuit from 5 to 8 January. Close to 270 competitors from 31 countries are expected to take part.

The last time the Pokljuka hosted an international biathlon event was nearly two years ago during the 2021 World Championships.

This time around, Covid will not put a damper on the events. There will be spectators to cheer competitors on, many accompanying events at the location and Winter Fairytale events, including concerts and Christmas stalls in the...

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