Teams Named For World Cups 5 & 6

Jan. 10, 2016, 2:16 p.m. (ET)
NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine (January 10, 2016) -- The U.S. Biathlon International Competition Committee (ICC) is pleased to name Leif Nordgren (Marine, Minn.) and Joanne Reid (Boulder, Colo.) to the roster for World Cup 5 and 6. Both athletes were the top finishers for Team USA this weekend at the IBU Cup in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic. The ICC reserves the right to name additional IBU Cup athletes to the roster for World Cups 5 and 6.

Nordgren will join Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid, N.Y.), Tim Burke (Paul Smiths, N.Y.) and Sean Doherty (Center Conway, N.H.) on the men's team. Reid will team withAnnelies Cook (Saranac Lake, N.Y.), Susan Dunklee (Barton, Vt.) and Clare Egan (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) on the women's squad. In accordance with U.S. Biathlon's posted selection procedures, these athletes are named to the team through World Cup 6 in Antholz, Italy.

World Cup action resumes on Wednesday in Ruhpolding, Germany. In addition, six U.S. athletes will continue on the IBU Cup when it resumes on Friday in Ridnaun, Italy. The ICC wishes all of the athletes success!