1st Biathlon World Championships - individual old program on March 2, Saalfelden, AUT
Mens Individual 20 km event in Olympic Winter Games in Squaw Valley, USA
UIPMB Congress in Rome/ITA, Sven Thofelt/SWE President
UIPM Bulletin published
UIPMB creates two Congresses - Biathlon Congress, March 2, in Hämeenlinna, FIN
First International Referee course in Storlien, SWE
Relay rules approved on February 20 in Elverum, NOR.
The age limit of Juniors set at 21 years North American Championships, Prince George, B.C.
Present individual competition format and a single 150 m stadium formats used One minute penalty for hits in the outer circle, 2 minutes for complete misses.
Relay included in World Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, FRG
Junior Mens individual and relay World Championships in Altenberg, GDR
Relay in Olympic Winter Games in Grenoble, FRA
First UIPMB General Assembly held on September 2 in Munich, FRG.
Biathlon representatives named to one half of the Administrative Council
Electronic scoreboard used in Sapporo, JPN