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B1

B2

B3

Near-total visual impairment.

Moderate visual impairment, able to see approximately one metre.

A visual impairment, able to see approximately five metres in front of them.

 


Visually impaired biathletes race using a clock that runs at different speeds to compensate for the different amount and precision of movement between the classes.

When shooting, they aim by hearing a tone through headphones. The pitch of the tone raises as their aim nears the target centre.


 Biathlon B1-3 is a competition class at the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics