Name: Bjorn Westervelt
Sport: Biathlon
Classification: Junior Team
Height: 5-10
Weight: 155 lbs.
DOB: 10/28/2001
Birthplace: Burlington, Vt.
Hometown: Stowe, Vt.
College: University of Vermont (majoring in Mechanical Engineering)
Team/Club: USBA Junior National Team / UVM Ski Team / Craftsbury Nordic / Algis Biathlon
World Championship Experience
  • 2022 IBU Junior World Championships (Soldier Hollow, Utah): 69th in individual / 30th in sprint / 18th in pursuit / 7th in junior men's relay (w/ Maxime Germain, Wes Campbell & Vincent Bonacci)
  • 2021 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships (Obertilliach, Austria) - 92nd in junior individual / 61st in junior sprint / 8th in junior relay
  • 2020 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships (Lenzerheide, Switzerland) - 32nd in youth individual / 13th in youth relay / 9th in youth sprint / 27th in youth pursuit
  • 2019 Youth World Championships (Osrblie, Slovakia) - 76th in individual / 15th in relay / 54th in sprint / 47th in pursuit
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020 US Biathlon Youth/Junior World Championship Team Trials (Jericho, VT) - 1st in youth sprint / 2nd in youth pursuit / 1st in youth sprint
  • 2019 US Biathlon National Championships (Park City, Utah) - 1st in youth sprint / 2nd in youth pursuit / 1st in youth mass start
  • 2019 IBU Open Junior European Championships (SJusjoen, NOR) - 104th in individual / 18th in relay / 91st in sprint
  • 2019 IBU Junior Cup (Sjusjoen, NOR) - 73rd & 86th in sprints
  • 2018 US Biathlon National Championships (Soldier Hollow, Utah) - 1st in youth sprint / 2nd in youth pursuit
  • 2017 Liatoppen Biathlon Festival (Al, Norway) - 13th in sprint
Son of Todd and Karen Westervelt...Bjorn grew up in Stowe, VT...Younger sister, Annalise Westervelt...He began biathlon at the age of 13 in Craftsbury...He is now training with Craftsbury Biathlon and Algis Shalna...Bjorn enjoys backcountry skiing, mountain biking, mountain running, playing with his dog, and eating!