This year saw continued training and competition for the athletes of the Biathlon Sub Club. It was a very busy year with the usual BC Cup Competitions, Cadet Biathlon Nationals, and civilian Biathlon National Championships. We attended competitions all over the country including stops in Canmore Alberta, Quesnel BC, Kelowna BC, Vernon BC, Whistler BC, and Valcartier Quebec.

We have 18 athletes who train at Abbotsford Fish and Game Club on a regular basis. They include:

Jade Finch Juvenile Girls
Ariel Bussani Junior Girls
William Tang Junior Boys
Morgan Dyke Junior Girls
Ethan Algra Junior Boys
Arman Soheili Senior Boys
Stavros Antoniou Youth Men
Andre Secu Youth Men
William Schratz Youth Men
Sophia Algra Juvenile Girls
Alyssa Chapman Juvenile Girls
Sofia Antoniou Senior Girls
Jinny Lee Senior Girls
Emmanuel Bussani Senior Boys
Sharon Park Senior Girls
Thomas Schratz Senior Boys
Tristan Dyke Youth Men
Jarod Algra Junior Men

Biathlon Sub Club athletes were a huge presence at events at the the regional, provincial, and national level. There are more serious athletes training each year and the results show it!


This year all of the Biathlon Sub Club athletes were active at the Bc Cups and Nor-Ams with numerous podium finishes for all athletes.


For Canada’s premier biathlon event , the Canada Biathlon National Championships, BC is sent a team of 28 athletes to compete in categories from as young as 15 (senior boy / girl) to returning World Cup athletes in the Open Men / Women Category (age 21 and above). We have 6 athletes who train at AFGC selected as members of Team BC.

Ethan Algra age 14
Andre Secu age 17
Emmanuel Bussani age 15
Arman Soheili age 15
Thomas Schratz age 16
Jarod Algra age 19

They competed in four events each held during the week of March 6-12. Two athletes came home with medals from the Canadian Championships Ethan Algra – Bronze and Jarod Algra – Silver.

All of these athletes enjoy training at the Abbotsford Fish and Game Club facility and look forward to another year of continued success.

Ski fast – Shoot straight,
Peter Algra
Biathlon Director, (as exhausted as the athletes)