Sochi Olympic Biathlon Track ‘Dangerous’

RIA Novosti
Sunday 10th March, 2013

SOCHI, March 10 (R-Sport) – The biathlon track for next year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi has “very dangerous” features that could cause injury and must be modified, the head of the Russian Olympic Committee said Sunday. The track is hosting its first major test event with a World Cup round that has so far seen many falls on the steep slopes. “The biathlon track will have to be corrected. You’ve probably seen that there is a place where there is a dangerous turn and some athletes can’t cope with it, they fly off,” Olympic committee head Sergei Zhukov said. “It needs to be fi…

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