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In his final event of the 2010 Olympics, Army Sgt. Jeremy Teela and his teammates finished 13th overall in the 4×7.5 kilometer relay today in British Columbia. The relay event concludes Teela’s third Olympics, which saw him record the highest finish ever by an American in a biathlon event¬† when he finished 9th overall in the 10 kilometer sprint on Feb. 14. Teela is a member of the Vermont National Guard and the Army World Class Athlete Program.

Sgt. Jeremy Teela will race and shoot in his final biathlon event today at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Teela and three teammates from Team USA will compete in the men’s 4×7.5 kilometer relay, which begins at 11:30 a.m. PST. Unfortunately the race will not be televised live, at least not where I live. You may want to check NBC’s site to be sure about your location. The U.S. has never medaled in a biathlon event at the Olympics. However Teela, a member of the Vermont National Guard and the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, had the best-ever finish…

Sgt. Jeremy Teela sat out yesterday’s 20-kilometer individual biathlon race at the Vancouver Olympics due to a sinus problem, according to a post on his Twitter page. “Sinus problems this morning I won’t be stating today sorry folks I’m bummed too but cheer on Wynn Roberts in his first Olympic race,” Teela tweeted. Teammates said Teela’s illness did not appear serious, and he sat out the race more as a precautionary measure to be ready for Sunday’s mass start race and next week’s relay, according to USA TODAY. Teela will start 28th out of 30 competitors in the mass start…

Sgt. Jeremy Teela was once again the highest-placing American in his second biathlon event at the Vancouver Olympics, but his 24th place finish brought him little satisfaction thanks to an inexplicable gaffe by a volunteer starter that marred the event. Teela, slated to start the 12.5-kilometer pursuit in the No. 9 position, left the gate ahead of the No. 8 competitor, thanks to an official who incorrectly told him to go. According to Teela, who was not immediately aware of the mistake, the mix-up caused him confusion on the course and undermined his strategy for the race. It also cost…

Vermont Army National Guard Sgt. Jeremy Teela finished ninth out of 88 competitors in the 10-kilometer biathlon sprint Sunday at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Teela, who finished in 25:21.7, turned in the highest-ranking finish in Olympic history by an American biathlete. He benefited from an early start in the event, which was hit by heavy snow as the day wore on. France’s Vincent Jay won the gold medal with a time of 24:07.8. This is the third Olympics for Teela, a 13-year Guard vet and a member of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program.

Sgt. Jeremy Teela will be heading to Vancouver for the the 2010 Winter Olympics as part of the U.S. biathlon team. Teela, a soldier in 3/172 Infantry in the Vermont National Guard, was among five Americans named to the 2010 Olympic squad. This will be Teela’s third Olympics — he was also a member of the 2006 and 2002 biathlon teams. In 2002 he finished 14th overall — the second-best finish ever for a U.S. competitor in Olympic biathlon. This year’s Olympics begin Feb. 12, with the first biathlon event being held Feb. 14. If you’re like me and know…

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