1924-1957
 

1767
First competition at the Swedish-Norwegian border between border patrol units

1861
Trysil Rifle and Ski Club in Norway established

1924
Military patrol a demonstration sport in the first Olympic Winter Games, Chamonix, FRA

1948
UIPM founded on August 3rd in Sandhurst, GBR, 17 foundation members, first President Tom Wibom/SWE

1949
First UIPM Congress in Stockholm/SWE, Mr. Oyrsen/SWE President

1955
The concept of Modern Winter Biathlon introduced in Macolin, SUI

1956
Competition rules for Biathlon are approved on November 17 in Melbourne, AUS. UIPM recognizes both Modern Pentathlon and Biathlon Federations of each member nation. B added to UIPM to form the acronym UIPMB.

1957
UIPMB proclaims itself responsible for Winter Biathlon in Stockholm, SWE