Euromeeting 2016: Friday – Sunday in Latvia


[LIVE GPS-tracking Friday 15:05 CET, Saturday 14:30 CET, Sunday 11:05 CET] Euromeeting starts Friday 23/9 at 14:00 CET with a Middle distance, continues with Long distance on Saturday and finishes off with a Sprint on Sunday. Several top runners choose the high quality Euromeeting races in Latvia to prepare for ...

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Were the WOC 2016 maps good enough?


The World Orienteering Championships is the major orienteering event of the year – an event were everybody expects top map quality, with maps drawn according to the international standards for orienteering maps. There have been some discussions on the map quality for WOC 2016, however.  Was the map quality for the WOC ...

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WOC 2016: Analysis Summary of All Races


[With summary of all analyses & direct link to the original analyses] WOC in Strömstad has offered intriguing 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 each race. In addition you find ...

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2500 pictures from WOC 2016 now online!


More than 2500 pictures from WOC 2016 have been sorted by athlete & country and have been posted at’s Facebook page and at the WorldofO athlete profiles. You find the pictures here: WorldofO athlete profiles – photos added for each athlete on the athlete profile page’s Facebook page – one album for each country. ...

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WOC 2016 Relay Men: Very Quick Analysis


Norway had the best leg time on all three legs – very impressive! That did, of course, give Gold. Switzerland were 2nd, 3rd and 2nd on the three legs. Good, but no good enough. Sweden had a very bad start – but were saved by Bergman (2nd best leg time) & Lind ...

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WOC 2016 Relay Women: Video Clip Analysis


The WOC 2016 Women’s relay featured a very interesting battle between the six favourite teams Russia, Denmark, Finland, Switzerland, Sweden and Norway. The decision points are marked in the splits graph with letters A-J. For each decision point, there is a GPS animation video. Under each video there is a quick-link ...

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WOC Relay 2016: Maps and Results


Gold for Norway in the Men’s class and Russia in the Women’s class in the Men’s World Orienteering Championships (WOC) relay today.  While Norway won a clear victory in the men’s class, the battle for the medals was very tight in the women’s class. Men: Norway from the start Norway won ...

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WOC 2016 Long Women: BIG Analysis

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The Women’s WOC 2016 Long distance race was special in that there were big time difference already at the 2nd control. Many runners lost the race already at the 3.5 kilometer long leg to the 2nd control. The battle for victory was between the eventual winner Tove Alexanderseson (Sweden) and Russian silver medalist ...

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WOC Long Men 2016: GPS & Splits Analysis

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The WOC 2016 Long distance course was characterized by several challenging long legs where both routechoice and execution was important in order to perform well. Olav Lundanes solved the long legs best – giving him his third World Championships title on the long distance. The first part of the analysis is focused ...

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