POM Day 4: Maps and Results

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Overall victories in POM 2016 went to Thierry Gueorgiou and Annika Billstam. Gueorgiou has dominated POM with victory every day – finally winning with a 16 minute margin ahead of Albin Ridefelt. Billstam has run four stable races with one win – winning the overall with 4 minute margin down to ...

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POM Day 3 WRE: 4 Minute wins for Gueorgiou & Jansson

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[9/2: Updated with split analysis & maps!] Big 4 minute wins with excellent competition in a tough long distance in Portugal shows that Thierry Gueorgiou (France) and Helena Jansson (Sweden) are well prepared for the 2016 season. Down to 6th place the gap was 8 and 13(!) minutes, respectively. In ...

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POM 2016 Day 2: Maps and Results

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Thierry Gueorgiou took also the victory in Men Superelite at the second day of Portugal O-Meeting 2016 – while Annika Billstam took the victory in the women’s class. But Day 1 and 2 are only warm-up for the long distance WRE race on day 3. Gueorgiou and Billstam are among ...

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POM 2016 Day 1: Maps and Results

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Thierry Gueorgiou (France) and Marika Teini (Finland) won the first day of Portugal O-Meeting 2016 ahead of the Swedes Gustav Bergman and Helena Jansson, respectively.  The first day of POM 2016 was a middle distance held in open terrain with many big boulders. Note that the most important day of POM ...

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Portugal O-Meeting 2016: Live Saturday until Monday

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Middle Saturday and Sunday, Long WRE Monday and a chasing start Long on Tuesday. In addition there is the popular night sprint Saturday evening. This is the program for Portugal O-Meeting – the largest elite event in Portugal annually – and also the international season opening for many of the world’s elite orienteers. ...

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Lisbon Orienteering Meeting 2016: Maps and Results

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Daniel Hubmann and Cat Taylor each took one stage win in the first big orienteering weekend in Portugal this past weekend – Lisbon International Orienteering Meeting (LIOM 2016). The major part of the world’s orienteering elite turns to Portugal and Spain for training and competitions the coming weeks – with Portugal ...

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Happy 21st Birthday, World of O!

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Which birthday present do you want World of O to get for its 21st birthday? A new front page which is responsive and works on mobile and tablets? An improved 2DRerun front page which works well on mobile? A fully working events.worldofo.com? An official and fully working version of WoOSplits? Strava-integration ...

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Lucky Voters: Check if you won fantastic prizes!

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Check here if you won any of the prizes worth around 5000 Euros in total in your voting for “The Orienteering Achievement of 2015″!  The vote has been decided by the big international readership of WorldofO.com – more than 4000 unique votes from around 60 different countries have been delivered ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 24 2015

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The World Championships in Sweden next year is the main focus for many elite athletes – and this is terrain which may feature many interesting routechoice legs. At the last day in this year’s edition of Route to Christmas, we visit terrain that is relevant for next year’s World Champs. The chosen ...

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