- Associated Press - Thursday, March 6, 2014

JERICHO, Vt. (AP) - The National Guard Bureau’s Biathlon Championships is taking place this week in Vermont.

More than 122 soldiers and airmen athletes from 21 states are participating in the event at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho. They include four former Olympians who are active members the guard.

The Guard says the athletes may go on to the World Cup level of possibly the Olympic teams.

Bialthlon combines cross country skiing with target shooting.

The event started on Sunday and runs through Thursday.

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