After a successful first edition in 2020, the IBU ran the annual Biathlon Fan Survey for a second time in February and March this year. With over 13,000 completed responses from 83 countries, participation tripled compared to last year's edition. Once again, the insights and feedback are going to help the IBU to provide a better biathlon fan experience in the future!
Sports provided a welcome distraction in a very difficult past year. Many of you have followed biathlon more closely - and are eager to attend events again when safety protocols allow it.
A biathlon app and a personalisation of your biathlon experience remain in high demand - and we are working very hard to deliver just that in November 2021.
With Beijing 2022 approaching, it was interesting to find out that almost a quarter of you developed a taste for biathlon during the Winter Olympic Games. This information is crucial for our content planning this upcoming season.
Sustainability and Climate issues continue to be a priority for you - as we have seen during the great reception of the first Biathlon Climate Challenge this year.