BessansBiathlon ContestThursday, August 24, 2023
Thursday, August 24, 2023

Biathlon Contest

Bessans welcomes on Thursday, August 24th the Biathlon Contest on the International Stadium of Haute Maurienne Vanoise. An opportunity to (re)discover biathlon and to encourage the greatest biathletes.
“A renowned training center”

On a vast plateau nestled at an altitude of 1,750 m in Haute Maurienne Vanoise, Bessans is a reputed training center in the world of ski-touring and biathlon biathletes.

The national and international teams who come to train here are not mistaken!


13.00 – 15.30: Free initiations/entertainments in 15 minute slots (laser shooting, rollerblading, ski-wheeling initiation, rifle shooting). ID required for loan of equipment

15h30 – 18h00: Biathlon shows (Presentation of the athletes, mass-start, shooting challenges, and prize-giving)

All afternoon: refreshments, pancakes and music.

Animations in conjunction with the Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourist Office

Biathlon week open to all from Monday 21st August with laser shooting initiations, Rollerblading initiations, Family Biathlon (Only on registration in the Tourist Information Offices).

All summer long Come and discover biathlon at the Haute Maurienne Vanoise International Biathlon Stadium.

Initiation with shooting at 10m (pellet rifle) or 50m (22LR rifle) offered by professionals.

I’m discovering!