Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Biathlete Nathan Smith after a Career of Historic Results

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Biathlete Nathan Smith after a Career of Historic Results

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Decorated biathlete Nathan Smith retires

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CANMORE, Alta. - The first Canadian man to win a world championship biathlon medal has retired from the sport.

Nathan Smith of Calgary won a silver medal in the 10-kilometre pursuit at the 2015 world championship in Kontiolahti, Finland.

The two-time Olympian also won a World Cup gold medal in 2015 and helped the men's relay team win a world championship bronze in 2016.

Smith was just the second Canadian man to win a World Cup race after Jean-Philippe Le Guellec in 2012.

Smith, 32, made Sunday's relay at a World Cup in Hochfilzen, Austria, the final race of a 16-year career representing Canada.

"Emotional," Smith told the International Biathlon Union on social media. …

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