WOC 2018 Long Men: BIG GPS Analysis Leg by Leg

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Here we study all the details of one of the most important orienteering races of the year: The World Orienteering Championships Long distance. Some of the questions we attempt to answer: Why did Lundanes win ahead of Glibov and Hertner, which legs where decisive, which routes where the best, and why. ...

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WOC 2018 Long Women: GPS Analysis


Read on for a leg-by-leg analysis of the Women’s WOC 2018 Long. A nice course with several interesting routechoice legs was offered. As usual, execution of the route was often more important than the choice of route, but compared to many earlier championships the actual choice of route was crucial ...

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WOC 2018 Long: Maps, Results & Analysis


[Article updated with GPS-illustrations] Olav Lundanes (Norway) and Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) won the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) 2018 Long distance after exciting races on interesting courses. The courses offered several interesting, longer routechoice legs – and also some intricate orienteering in the dense forest with low visibility. Both Lundanes and ...

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WOC 2018 Women Long Course Preview

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A great course at #WOC2018 Long with many routechoice legs – even making the choices behind the computer is stressful. The WOC 2018 Long distance has just started, with GPS-tracking live via IOF Live center. Here we take a look at the course ahead of the race. Before you read ...

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WOC 2018 Relay: Maps and Results


Switzerland won the women’s relay and Norway the men’s after two very exciting races. The terrain offered very interesting orienteering were many top teams struggled both with mistakes on controls and routechoice misses. In the women’s race Switzerland and Sweden ran head to head through the last leg, with two ...

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WOC 2018 Middle: Maps, Results & Analysis


Eskil Kinneberg (Norway) and Natalia Gemperle (Russia) won the WOC 2018 Middle distance on a tricky course in a green Latvian forest where several of the top favourites lost their medal chances due to mistakes. In the men’s class the battle for the medals was very tight, with Daniel Hubmann ...

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