In the opening day of the biathlon competition, Alberta took no time to establish itself as a strong contender, sweeping the podium in the women’s 6km sprint event. Jenna Sherrington, of Calgary, AB of posted a time of 21:06 for the gold medal, followed by teammates Pascale Paradis of Calgary, AB at 21:31 in the silver medal position and Naomi Walch of Calgary, AB at 22:53 in third place for the bronze medal.

In the men’s 7.5 km sprint, Reid Lovstrom of Calgary, AB took the silver medal by completing the course in 24:10.3.