The Australian Olympic Committee has been just marvelous with its support for Australian Olympic sports including Biathlon. Not only did AOC president John Coates organise Australian participation ith the Olympic Council of Asia, his team at the AOC and OWIA pulled out all stops with logistics and paperwork to make the games happen for 30 Australian Winter sport athletes.
Our 4 athletes the Morton duo, Flanagan and Colebourn represented Australia both in the Biathlon events and as ambassadors for our nation. Chef de mission, Geoff Lipsut, Chairman Geoff Harvey and the AOC team took time to visit the Biathlon arena at Nishioka to cheer our team. The team spirit was wonderful at the mixed relay and the mass start incredibly exciting to watch. What an honor it was for Australia to be here!