Anders Nordberg 2nd in Norwegian WOC Test Middle

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Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg won a clear victory in the women’s class ahead of Mari Fasting. Hausken Nordberg’s husband Anders Nordberg – retired from international top orienteering after the 2013 season – finished 2nd in the men’s class behind Magne Dæhlie. Olav Lundanes and Mari Fasting are pre-selected for the World ...

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Gonon wins European Vertical Championships

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Former French national team member Francois Gonon won the European Vertical Championships in Chamonix last week with a new course record – finishing the course with 1000 meter climb in 34:07. Francois Gonon (photo above is from WOC 2012) finished his international orienteering career after the WOC relay bronze medal with ...

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EYOC 2015: Maps and Results

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One week before the Junior World Orienteering Championships starts in Rauland, Norway, some of the best youth and junior orienteers in Europe met for the European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) in Romania. EYOC is open for competitiors from 15 to 18 years, and competition is done in 15-16 and 17-18 ...

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Czech Selections for WOC 2015 (with maps)

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Six men and six women have been selected for the Czech team for the World Championships in Scotland after interesting selection races last week. Analysis and maps For interesting GPS-analysis of the selection races (Czech text, but nice illustrations): Women long Men middle       Women Vendula Horčičková (Slovan ...

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Swedish Championships Sprint: Monday and Tuesday

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[Live on SVT Play, Worldwide, Tuesday 11:00 CET] Jerker Lysell showed in his “comeback” in Sunday’s qualification that he might very well be ready to fight for medals at the World Championships in Scotland, even if he has barely been running at all this season. The Swedish Championships Sprint Relay (Monday) ...

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Czech Champs Middle: Safka Brozkova and Kral

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Dana Safka Brozkova won the Czech Championships middle distance ahead of Jana Knapova in her comeback season – just after being an important part of the winning Domnarvets team at Jukola. Vojtech Kral won the men’s race ahead of Jan Sedivy. Baptiste Rollier (Switzerland) – participated and finish 4th, 27 ...

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Scotland Long distance: Gristwood again

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Graham Gristwood won his second straight victory in a tough long distance Sunday in Scotland in 92 minutes – Jessica Tullie won the women’s race in 97(!) minutes.  Whereas the middle and sprint races this weekend were counting for the World Ranking, the long distance was not, and therefore the ...

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