BIG GPS & Splits Analysis of WOC 2015 Sprint Men


Yannick Michiels, Daniel Hubmann, Kris Jones and Martin Hubmann were all only control away from beating the eventual winner Jonas Leandersson. A sprint is however all about keeping concentration from start to finish. The World Championships Sprint in Forres offered courses with few complex routechoice legs – the main challenge ...

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WOC Sprint Relay: What a win by Denmark!


Emma Klingenberg owned the Scottish small town Nairn today on the first leg for Denmark – getting a big gap already after 2 minutes running. From there it was clear that this was Denmark’s day. In the end Norway surprised with silver, Russia took bronze as last year and Switzerland ...

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WOC Sprint Relay: Favourites and Outsiders


[Live from 19:05 CET] Switzerland and Denmark are the two big favourites in today’s Sprint Relay in the World Orienteering Championships in Scotland. Switzerland  won the first ever WOC gold medal in Sprint Relay in Trento, Italy last year after a tight fight with Denmark. The decision last year happened on ...

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Quick GPS-analysis of WOC Sprint Qual 2015


Two times wrong routechoice for Yannick Michiels – still clear heat winner. Big mistake for Lena Eliasson. Unstable race by Nadiya Volynska and Hanny Allston – both with high speed. Below is a quick look at some of the legs from the sprint qualified at the World Championships 2015 in ...

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WOC Sprint Qual: Maps and Results


Yannick Michiels (Belgium) impressed with a 17 second win in Men’s Heat 1 – Kris Jones (Great Britain), and Jerker Lysell (Sweden)/Mårten Boström (Finland) won the two other heats in the men’s class.  In the women’s class Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) showed that her injury does not bother her much – ...

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WOC Starts with Sprint: Favourites and Outsiders


[LIVE Friday from 19:00 CET] Swiss, Swedish and Danish runners are the biggest favourites when the World Championships starts with three sprint races Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday’s sprint qualification is just a warm-up for the biggest favourites – but as Mårten Boström “proved” last year in Venice, even the ...

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WOC 2015: All You Need To Know


The World Orienteering Championships starts on Friday July 31st at 19:00 CET with sprint qualification in Forres – a small town on the coast northeast of Inverness. The first medals are fought for in the sprint relay in neighbour town Nairn the day after – with start from 19:05 CET. The championships continues with sprint final in ...

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O-Ringen 2015: Victories for Lind and Hausken Nordberg


[With animations] WOC runners William Lind (Sweden) and Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg (Norway) won O-Ringen overall in two exciting chasing starts. William Lind fought a tight fight with Olle Boström (also in the Swedish WOC team) all the way until the last control, and decided with a few seconds in ...

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Tough O-Ringen – Lind & Niggli impress after 3 days


[Rest day in Sweden – Analysis time at World of O] William Lind and Simone Niggli have been most impressive so far at O-Ringen – each with victories in the two first tough long distance stages (course from men’s first stage above). Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg is not far behind Niggli, ...

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