World Games 2017 Orienteering: All You Need to Know

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[Program: Sprint Tuesday July 25th, Middle distance Wednesday July 26th and Sprint Relay Thursday July 27th] The Orienteering disciplines in the World Games starts on Tuesday July 25th with an individual Sprint race. The World Games sets out to be the Olympic Games for non-Olympic sports. Around 3500 athletes compete ...

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JWOC 2017 Relay: Maps and Results

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Norway won the men’s class and Sweden won the women’s class in the Junior World Orienteering Championships Relay 2017 in Tampere, Finland. This was exactly the same result as in the World Orienteering Championships in Estonia one week ago – the juniors clearly go in the footsteps of their more ...

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JWOC 2017 Long: Maps and Results

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The third gold in a row for both Simona Aebersold (Switzerland) and Olli Ojanaho (Finland) at today’s Junior World Championships Long distance. Very impressive by these two runners who manage to deliver top performances under high pressure day after day. Men: Close battle all the way to the finish In ...

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JWOC 2017 Sprint: Maps and Results

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Olli Ojanaho (Finland) and Simona Aebersold (Switzerland) won the Junior World Orienteering Championships Sprint – just as they did on the Middle distance yesterday.  In the men’s class New Zealand’s Tommy Hayes showed yet again that New Zealand is a top Sprint nations -taking the Silver medal only 8 seconds ...

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WOC 2017: Analysis and Summary of All Races

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[Take a look in case you missed any of the 26 articles at World of O during a hectic WOC week] WOC in Estonia has offered great orienteering challenges for the world’s best athletes in 5 competitions; Sprint, Sprint Relay, Middle, Long and Relay.  Below a summary of the analysis are given for ...

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JWOC 2017 Middle: Maps and Results

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Favourite victories to Olli Ojanaho (Finland) and Simona Aebersold (Switzerland) in the Junior World Orienteering Championships Middle in Tampere, Finland. Ojanaho was the big favourite in the men’s class after winning his qualification heat with more than 2 minutes. His victory in the final was also a clear one, with Norwegian ...

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JWOC 2017 Middle Qual: Maps and Results

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Olli Ojanaho (Finland), Simon Imark (Sweden), Akseli Ruohola (Finland)/Mathieu Perrin (France, shared victory) , Veera Klemettinen (Finland) , Simona Aebersold (Switzerland) and Sofia Bachmann (Switzerland) won the heats in the Middle distance qualification which opened the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) in Tampere, Finland today. The qualification was dominated by ...

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2900 photos from WOC 2017 online: Sorted by Country & Athlete

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More than 2500 pictures from WOC 2017 have been sorted by athlete & country and have been posted at WorldofO.com’s Facebook page and at the WorldofO athlete profiles. Feel free to use the pictures online with photo-byline “Photo: WorldofO.com”. By country on Facebook  Australia  Austria  Azerbaijan  Belgium  Belarus  Brazil  Canada Bulgaria  China  Croatia  Cyprus  Czech Republic ...

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JWOC 2017: All You Need To Know

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The Junior World Championships 2017 start with Middle Qual on Monday July 10th, continues with Middle Final on Tuesday, Sprint Wednesday, Long Friday and Relay Sunday. The championship is organized around Tampere, Finland – and will offer GPS-tracking, online internet results, video feed in internet and live speaker at all ...

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