IBU Press Release
Salzburg, Wednesday 11th April, 2018
IBU Headquarters searched by police
The Austrian Federal Criminal Police executed a property search under warrant, at the International Biathlon Union Headquarters, on Tuesday, the 10th of April, 2018. The search is linked to the investigation focusing on IBU President Anders Besseberg and IBU Secretary General Nicole Resch.
Due to the ongoing police investigation the IBU Secretary General has requested a leave of absence from her role(s) within the IBU. The IBU is fully cooperating with the investigation and the office remains operational during normal business hours with Executive Director Martin Kuchenmeister serving as acting Secretary General.
The IBU Executive Board is taking the matter extremely seriously and continues to be committed to operating under the highest standards of good governance and transparency.
The IBU will keep all stakeholders informed in regards to further developments.