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Biathlon Sparkassen Arena in Altenberg

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Surrounded by forests and mountains, the international competition-friendly biathlon facility in Altenberg offers shooting range,  various cross-country tracks.  Share the thrilling moments with the athletes at the shooting range and support them crossing the finish line.
Watch top-class sport live or witness by yourself at the guest biathlon.  

At Altenberg / Zinnwald -  has biathlon sport a very long tradition. The beginnings of biathlon can already be found here in the 1950s. Due to the early development, Zinnwald is also known as the cradle of biathlon in Germany.

Since then, the region has produced numerous World Cup winners, world champions, Olympic champions and successful trainers. Including names like: Dieter Sperr, Frank-Peter Roetsch, Rico Groß, Michael Rösch, Tina Bachmann and Klaus Siebert.

With the renovation of the shooting range and the entire start / finish area in 2004, the facility was adapted to the new requirements and regulations of biathlon. This means that national and international events such as the Germany Cup or the IBU Cup (B-World Cup) can be held in the arena at regular intervals.

With the German championships in biathlon, which are traditionally held in summer, and the variants of bike biathlon and summer biathlon, biathlon has developed into a year-round sport.


Tourist activities - watching  or participate

Today our guests have the opportunity to try the guest biathlon at the athletes' training facility. In summer and winter you can experience biathlon for yourself, from guest shooting to all-day events.

Unique experience for families, as a company event - also as a gift voucher.


Tourist skiing is possible outside the competition season when the snow conditions are favorable. Please respect the guidance signs.



A guest biathlon event costs € 65.00 p. P. - this includes support and instruction by experienced biathletes, shoot in, a competition as a relay team and the award ceremony.A voucher for a guest biathlon event costs € 75.00 p. P.Further information can be found here: GUEST BIATHLON
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Update: April 18, 2022

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50.739769, 13.735942
50°44'23.2"N 13°44'09.4"E
33U 410807 5621648
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Altenberg OT Zinnwald-Georgenfeld
7/5, 1:30 PM–3:00 PM
7/12, 1:30 PM–3:00 PM
Pre-registration required
Event Organizer: Biathlon Sparkassen-Arena Altenberg | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg
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Pre-registration required
Event Organizer: Tourist-Information Altenberg | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg

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Biathlon Sparkassen Arena in Altenberg

01773 Altenberg OT Zinnwald-Georgenfeld
Phone +49 (0) 35056 22677

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