According to IBU Sports Director Felix Bitterling, there will be two new venues in the World Cup calendar 2022: Estonia's Otepaa and Belarus' Minsk-Raubichi. Belarus will host 2021/2022 BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 7 on 28 February-6 March following the Olympic Games in Beijing. This season the Raubichi sport center will host the IBU Open European Championships on 18-24 February
The Raubichi sport center has hosted world and European biathlon championships before. After a major makeover the center played host to the Biathlon Junior World Championships in 2015.