My main aim over the next two European seasons is to achieve Olympic qualification for the 2018 winter Olympic games, as well as coming top half of the field in the Youth Junior World Championships. My long term goal is to compete in the 2022 winter Olympic games, as well as compete on the World Cup Circuit. 

2017/2018 Goals:

Represent Australia in the following:

- International Biathlon Union (IBU) Cups.

- IBU Junior Cups.

- European Junior Championships

- Youth Junior World Championships

- World University Games

My name is Sabrina Howell, I was born in Sydney, Australia on September 15th 1997. I am currently apart of the Australian Biathlon team, as well as studying a Bachelor of Psychology at Macquarie University. 

Biathlon is a winter Olympic sport, which combines cross-country skiing and .22 rifle shooting. 

I have been cross-country skiing since I was 12 years old, and started shooting at the age of 14. I am currently training for the 2017 & 2018 Youth Junior World Championships to achieve qualification for the Olympic games in Korea. In order to achieve this goal, I will be training with the Australian Biathlon team in Livigno, Italy with head coach Luca Bormolini in the 2016/2017 European winter season. 

Main International events I have participated in:

Youth Junior World Championships:

  • 2014 Presque Isle, America
  • 2015 Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus
  • 2016 Cheile Gradistei, Romania
  • 2017 Brezno Osrblie, Slovakia

European Championships:

  • 2014 Nove Mesto, Czech Republic
  • 2015 Otepää, Estonia

IBU Junior Cup

  • 2015 Obertilliach, Austria
  • 2016 Lenzerheide, Switzerland 
  • 2016 Lenzerheide, Switzerland 
  • 2017 Hochfilzen, Austria


  • 2017 Martello, Italy
  • 2017 Arber, Germany

Winter Universiade

  • 2017 Almaty, Kazakhstan

Main Australian Results:

2014: - Ranked 1st in Australia Under 18 in Biathlon

2015: - Ranked 2nd in Australia Under 18 in Biathlon 

2016: - Ranked 1st in Australia Open Woman Biathlon