Russian Championships & WOC Selection races


Interesting terrain and tough fights for places in the World Orienteering Championships in Scotland – that is what the Russian Championships 2015 offered. Last weekend the sprint championships (traditional sprint and mass start sprint) were organized – the two last days the individual forest disciplines (long and middle mass start) were ...

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Estonian Champs Middle: Sild brothers in tight fight


The 9th and 11th control decided a very tight fight between the Sild brothers in the Estonian championships middle distance in a technical, marshy terrain. Evely Kaasiku decided the women’s class.  Both Lauri and Timo ran technical good races, but a Lauri took the initiative after a small direction mistake ...

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Finnish Champs Middle: Portin and Kinni fastest


This year the Finnish Champs middle distance was a WRE race – open for all foreign runners. The best orienteer in the men’s class was Fredric Portin, Halden SK who was 1 minute and 12 seconds faster than silver medalist Severi Kymäläinen.  Saila Kinni had a tight fight with  Merja Rantanen (Jämsän ...

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13:47 on 5000 meter for Michiels

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Belgian orienteer Yannick Michiels ran a strong 5000 meter in 13:47 in IFAM in Oordegem on Saturday. Michiels has inched closer and closer to the top orienteering elite in sprint orienteering the last years – and his strong times on the track indicate that he can take another step this season. Michiels ...

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Scottish Champs: Norway and Switzerland prepare for WOC


The Norwegian and Swiss national teams are in Scotland preparing for the World Orienteering Championships this week. Saturday they ran the Scottish Championships long distance. The women’s class was won by Norwegian Silje Ekroll Jahren while Swiss Daniel Hubmann won the men’s class. Hollie Orr (Great Britain) was only 2 ...

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Swedish League Middle: Bergman and Jansson


  Gustav Bergman and Helena Jansson won the tricky and interesting middle distance race in Swedish League in Umeå Saturday.  Gustav Bergman did a technically very stable race and won 13 of 23 legs in the detailed, flat terrain. Jonas Leandersson and Olle Boström finished second and third – both ...

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