The first races of the season for Belarusian biathletes will start in Sjusjoen today. The team is expected to take part in stage 1 of the IBU Cup. The competition program includes a Men's 10 kilometers sprint, it will start at noon. Women will run 7,5 kilometers – at 3 p.m. The main biathlon competition will be the 2018 Winter Olympics to be hosted by South Korea’s Pyeongchang on 9-25 February.