Safeguarding is the process to protect all participants in biathlon from harassment and abuse, by providing a safe environment where everyone can have fun, flourish and discover their full potential. The BIU has created a variety of educational content for you to explore, learn and share:

What is Safeguarding? 

Safeguarding is the action to promote the welfare of people and protect them from harm and abuse. It means to protect the Biathlon Family from maltreatment and abuse.

Watch this short movie to learn more about Safeguarding in Biathlon.

 Safeguarding Infographic 

The mostThe most important information you need to know about Safeguarding in Biathlon. Download the infographic here. Download the infographic in Russian here.


Forbidden Conduct

Here you can find a short summary about conducts that are forbidden under the IBU Safeguarding Policy. 

Coaches´Do´s and Don´ts

As a coach, you have certain responsibilities. The BIU has put together a few Do’s and Don’ts for you to put into practice, so that you can gain confidence from your athletes and improve their performance and moral. 

Athletes´Do´s and Don´ts

Athletes’ Do’s and Don’ts. As an athlete, there are certain rules of conduct that you should know. The BIU has put together a few Do’s and Don’ts for you to follow, because everyone in your team has the right to be and feel safe.


How to…

… file and receive a Safeguarding Report / Complaint

Safeguarding Glossary

Here you can find important terms related to Safeguarding and its definitions

IBU Safeguarding Policy

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IBU Safeguarding Policy


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Safeguarding Report Form

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Minimum Requirements under the Policy

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For more information on our Safeguarding rules, see Chapter B: IBU Code of Conduct, Rule 2, of the Integrity Code.

Useful Links

Safe Sport – material on Safeguarding created by the IOC

Child Protection and Safeguarding Course – free, interactive online training course suitable for athletes, coaches, administrators, officials and parents, created by Play by the Rules in partnership with Sport Integrity Australia

US Center for SafeSport

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