U.S. Biathletes Win Five Medals on First Day of Racing at World Winter Masters Games

Jan. 15, 2020, 4:10 p.m. (ET)

SEEFELD, Austria (Jan. 15, 2020) -- U.S. biathletes won five medals on first day of racing at the World Winter Masters Games in Seefeld, Austria, on Wednesday. The biathlon races began with a individual on a challenging course in beautiful sunny weather. More than 40 biathletes from across the U.S. are competing in the WWMG in Innsbruck and Seefeld.

Martha Bellisle (Washington Biathlon Association) took a silver medal in the women's 60 category, with gold going to Russia's Olga Shipulina, mother of Anton Shipulin and Anastasia Kuzmina. Lisa Atwell Holan (Auburn Ski Club) won silver in the women's 45 group. Elizabeth "Buff" Windt (Auburn Ski Club) won a bronze in the women's 50, while Dave Cleveland and Julia Collins (Colorado Biathlon Club) took bronze in the 55 age groups.

Racing continues on Thursday, Jan. 16, with a sprint race, followed the next day by a relay.

Full results can be found here https://www.innsbruck2020.com/images/games-time/sport/langlauf/20200114_biathlon_official_results.pdf