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EOC 2012: All you need to know!

Get set for an intense and interesting week of orienteering in and around Falun, Sweden. The European Championships kicks of the World Cup season – and with most of the World Orienteering elite in place, this is one of the absolute highlights of the season!

This article will be updated with further information during the EOC week

Program

For the individual races, each country can entry 6 competitors, and the defending European champion has the right to start as the seventh one for the nation. There are 3 qualification heats. The competitors placed number 17 and better in each qualification heat are qualified to run the A-final. The competitors placed number 18 and worse in each qualification race heat will run the B-final. See also course lengths for all disciplines here.

Runner database

In a cooperation with the organizers, World of O offers a runner database with all EOC runners.

Maps

Here are maps from the model events:

Live coverage

Expect excellent live coverage during the events. Every day there will be

  • Live results
  • LiveBlog
  • Live video streaming (“basic” service for the qualification races, full service for finals)
  • Live GPS tracking (only some categories for qualifications, all runners for finals)

Swedish television will be sending live from the EOC in Mora and Falun next week-end. The production will also be provided via their SVT Play internet channel and will be available globally. Links here:

LiveBlog Finals

LiveBlog Qualifications

About Jan Kocbach

Jan Kocbach is the founder of WorldofO.com - taking care of everything from site development to writing articles, photography and analysis.

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