As it turns out, Thursday will be busy for Olympic biathlon. After winds forced postponement of the womens individual event, both the mens and womens individual biathlon will take place Thursday at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre. The men’s event will begin 20 minutes after its original starting time. Here are a few things to know about the womens 15km individual. What it is If you’re new to biathlon, here is a quick synopsis of the individual: Each athlete races and shoots against the click individual and the fastest time at the end wins gold.