US Biathlon will send its largest team to the Olympics in 22 years.
It named the final five members of the 10-biathlete team Sunday.
Three-time Olympian Lanny Barnes, two-time Olympian Sara Studebaker and first-time Olympians Russell Currier, Sean Doherty and Hannah Dreissigacker join five members who qualified last year.
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Of particular note is Doherty, 18, who became the first U.S. biathlete to win three medals at a world championships last year, doing so at the youth/junior worlds.
Doherty is the first teenager to make the U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team, according to sports-reference.com.
The U.S. has never won an Olympic biathlon medal. Its best individual Olympic finish is ninth.
Here’s the full U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team:
MenLowell Bailey — 2006, 2010 Olympian Tim Burke — 2006, 2010 Olympian Russell Currier Sean Doherty Leif Nordgren
WomenLanny Barnes — 2006, 2010 Olympian Annelies Cook Hannah Dreissigacker Susan Dunklee Sara Studebaker — 2010 Olympian
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