Florian Howald: About Course of the Year 2017

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Swiss world class athlete Florian Howald chose a sprint course as his favourite course in 2017.   Read on for a long interview with Swiss upcoming star Florian Howald – a runner who is very close to climbing all the way to the top of the podium in important races. This interview is part ...

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Tranchand: About the Course of the Year 2017

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–  The courses and terrain were demanding enough and offered decisive route-choices possibilities, Frederic Tranchand explains about his favourite orienteering course this year.  Read on for a long interview with French star Frederic Tranchand – a runner who was back in the very top, claiming an individual WOC medal, several years after last time. This interview ...

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PWT China Tour 2017

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[Maps & Results from Stage 1 now out] Some of the world’s best sprint orienteers are gathered in China for the PWT China Tour 2017 this week. The PWT China tour consists of 5 races, of them 2 WRE sprint races. The first stage was won by Robert Merl (Austria) and Maija ...

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WC Final 2017 Sprint Relay: Maps and Results

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In a dramatic relay, Sweden’s second team won the World Cup Sprint Relay during the World Cup final in Grindelwald, Switzerland this Sunday. Norway’s first team was closest to the Swedes after leading the relay with nearly half a minute before the last leg. Switzerland’s second team finished third. The ...

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WC Final 2017 Middle: Maps and Results

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Matthias Kyburz (Switzerland) and Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) won the World Cup final middle distance in Grindelwald, Switzerland – both also securing the overall World Cup victory with this win. Kyburz won the men’s race 56 seconds ahead of his teammate Daniel Hubmann with Emil Svensk (Sweden) in third nearly 2 ...

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WC Final 2017 Long: Maps and Results

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Switzerland was on top in both the men’s and the women’s class in the World Cup final long distance in Grindelwald, Switzerland on Friday. Matthias Kyburz took yet another World Cup victory while Elena Roos took her first World Cup victory. The athletes got very interesting orienteering challenges in steep, ...

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