A Quesnel athlete is off to Austria for the World Junior Biathlon Championships.
21-year old Ryan Elden qualified by placing second in all of Canada last month.
Elden’s first event will be the 15-kilometre individual competition on Sunday.
He will also compete in the 10-K sprint on March 2nd and, if he place in the top 60 in that event, he will also qualify for the 12 1/2 K pursuit on March 3rd.
Elden’s final scheduled event is the 4 by 7 1/2 K relay on Saturday, March 6th.