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WOC 2018 Middle Favourite Preview – LIVE from 11:00 CET

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[First woman starts 10:56, last woman 13:16, first man 13:12, last man 15:46 (all times CET, local time one hour later) #WOC2018].  Tove Alexandersson is again the main favourite in the women’s race – the men’s race is more open with 10-15 runners who can win on a good day.   

Read on for a preview of the favourites for WOC 2018 Middle, but first an introduction to the Middle distance.

Key information about WOC 2018 Middle

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The forest races at the World Orienteering championships 2018 start with the Middle distance Tuesday August 7th and continue with Relay Thursday and Long Saturday. The terrain for all of the forest races is relatively green and partly with reduced visibility. The middle distance is expected to be hilly, but with flat parts close to the river – see part of the old map above.

Men: Lundanes and the Swiss favourites – many potential winners

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The WOC Middle is an open race in the men’s class with 6 different winners the last 6 years – Thierry Gueorgiou (2017), Matthias Kyburz (2016), Daniel Hubmann (2015), Olav Lundanes (2014), Leonid Novikov (2013) and Edgars Bertuks (2012). All 6 winners are present at the WOC 2018 Middle, but only five of them are on the start since last year’s winner Thierry Gueorgiou is now coach for the Swedish team. Below are the Top 10 from last years WOC and this years EOC. Of these all are on the start except Johan Runesson, Valentin Novikov, Jonas Egger and Gueorgiou.

Results WOC 2017 Results EOC 2018
. Thierry Gueorgiou
. Fabian Hertner
. Oleksandr Kratov
4. Johan Runesson
5. Daniel Hubmann
6. Gustav Bergman
7. Florian Howald
8. Eskil Kinneberg
9. Magne Dæhli
10. Matthias Kyburz
. Matthias Kyburz
. Florian Howald
. Olav Lundanes
4. Valentin Novikov
5. Ruslan Glebov
6. Fabian Hertner
7. Daniel Hubmann
8. Johan Runesson
9. Jonas Egger
10. Vojtech Kral

Olav Lundanes (Norway) has dominated the WOC Long distance, but has only won the WOC Middle distance once, back in 2014 in Italy. Lundanes’ big goal is to take “the double”, winning both the Long and Middle in the same WOC. This year Lundanes has prepared well for both Long and Middle, and definitely has the chance to reach his goal, although he is a bigger favourite on the Long than on the Middle. He performed very well on the test races in Latvia, and was close to the Swiss on their homeground at EOC in Switzerland this May.

Lundanes’ big goal is to take “the double”, winning both the Long and Middle in the same WOC

The two Swiss runners Daniel Hubmann and Matthias Kyburz are probably the biggest rivals for Lundanes. Hubmann won the WOC Middle back in 2015, and took Bronze in 2016. Kyburz won the WOC Middle in 2016 and won the EOC Middle earlier this year. The terrain in the Middle should fit the Swiss runners well – green terrain with limited visibility and runnability requires some of the same skills which are needed in typical Swiss terrain. This opens up for Hubmann and Kyburz, but also for the two other Swiss, Fabian Hertner who took silver at WOC Middle last year and Florian Howald who took silver at EOC Middle this year.

The two Swiss runners Daniel Hubmann and Matthias Kyburz are probably the biggest rivals for Lundanes.

Two of the Swedes on start deserve to be mentioned among the Gold favourites: Gustav Bergman and Albin Ridefelt. Bergman runs incredible middle distance races when he is in shape, but has not managed to get a top result at WOC yet. Ridefelt can also be a magician on the middle distance at his best days. Also count in Magne Dæhli (Norway) among the favourites, he has four Top 10 results from WOC Middle.

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Two other interesting runners are the Ukrainians Oleksandr Kratov and Ruslan Glibov. Kratov took bronze at WOC last year and although he has not shown top results so far this year, Kratov has shown that he can peak his shape and get out everything at WOC. The terrain is maybe not technical enough for Kratov, but it will be interesting to see what he can manage here. Glibov was 5th at EOC Middle, and the Latvian terrain should suit the Ukrainian even better. Can WOC 2018 Middle become the big breakthrough for Ruslan Glibov?

Can WOC 2018 Middle become the big breakthrough for Ruslan Glibov?

Finally Leonid Novikov (Russia) is a man to look out for. Novikov took silver at WOC 2017 Long and won the WOC Middle back in 2013. The terrain should again suit Novikov well, and if the Russian is in shape, he could be a bit threat to the other runners.

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Other outsiders: Lucas Basset (France) – the terrain might not be technical enough, but the medalist from WOC 2015 Middle is still going strong; the Sild brothers (Estonia)- can they take another step up from the Estonia WOC last year?; Eskil Kinneberg (Norway) – can run on medal-level on his best days. Edgars Bertuks has had injury trouble and is probably not strong enough for a medal at WOC, even if it is on homeground.

WoO’s tip:

1. Olav Lundanes
2. Matthias Kyburz
3. Daniel Hubmann

Main outsiders:  Gustav Bergman, Fabian Hertner, Ruslan Glibov, Oleksandr Kratov.

Below is a list of the Top 20 men middle distance runners at the start, according to a point system which weights medals in the biggest championships the last years highest.

# Name Country Picture Results
1. Matthias Kyburz  SUI Gold WOC Middle (2016), Gold EOC Middle (2018), Gold EOC Middle (2016), Silver WC #7, Middle (2017), 4th WOC Middle (2013), 10th WOC Middle (2017), Silver WC #1, Middle (2014), Gold WC #13, Middle (2012), Gold WC #4, Middle (2012), Silver WC #8, Middle (2013), Silver WC #12, Middle (2013), Bronze WC #2, Middle (2015), Bronze WC #6, Middle (2015), Bronze WC #7, Middle (2014), Bronze WC #10, Middle (2012) Ranked Silver in World Ranking.
2. Olav Lundanes  NOR Gold WOC Middle (2014), Silver WOC Middle (2016), Bronze EOC Middle (2018), Gold WC #7, Middle (2017), Gold EOC Middle (2012), Gold WC #1, Middle (2016), Silver WC #2, Middle (2017), Gold WC #7, Middle (2014), Bronze WOC Middle (2011), Silver WC #2, Middle (2015), Silver WC #3, Middle (2013), Silver WC #4, Middle (2012), Bronze WC #13, Middle (2012), Silver WC #11, Middle (2010), Gold JWOC Middle (2007), Bronze JWOC Middle (2006) Ranked Gold in World Ranking.
3. Daniel Hubmann  SUI Gold WOC Middle (2015), Bronze WOC Middle (2016), Gold EOC Middle (2014), 5th WOC Middle (2017), Gold WC #2, Middle (2015), Gold WC #11, Middle (2015), Gold WC #13, Middle (2014), Gold WC #1, Middle (2014), Gold WC #8, Middle (2013), Gold WC #12, Middle (2013), Silver WC #3, Middle (2014), Bronze WOC Middle (2010), Gold WC #3, Middle (2011), Silver WOC Middle (2009), Silver WC #9, Middle (2011), Bronze EOC Middle (2010), Gold WC #4, Middle (2010), Silver WC #6, Middle (2010), Gold WC #8, Middle (2009), Gold WC #11, Middle (2008), Gold WC #12, Middle (2008), Bronze WC #11, Middle (2010), Silver WC #10, Middle (2004), Bronze WC #9, Middle (2007), Bronze WC #10, Middle (2006) Ranked Bronze in World Ranking.
4. Fabian Hertner  SUI Silver WOC Middle (2017), Silver WOC Middle (2014), Silver EOC Middle (2014), Bronze WOC Middle (2012), 5th WOC Middle (2015), Gold WC #1, Middle (2013), 5th WOC Middle (2013), 6th EOC Middle (2018), 15th WOC Middle (2016), Bronze WC #3, Middle (2011), Bronze WC #9, Middle (2011), Gold JWOC Middle (2005) Ranked 8th in World Ranking.
5. Oleksandr Kratov  UKR Bronze WOC Middle (2017), Bronze WOC Middle (2014), Gold WC #3, Middle (2014), 6th WOC Middle (2015), 30th WOC Middle (2016), 4th WOC Middle (2011), 6th EOC Middle (2014), 11th WOC Middle (2013), 20th EOC Middle (2018) Ranked 21st in World Ranking.
6. Lucas Basset  FRA Silver WOC Middle (2015), Bronze EOC Middle (2016), 5th WOC Middle (2016), 14th WOC Middle (2017), 15th WOC Middle (2014), 12th EOC Middle (2018), 24th WOC Middle (2012), 32nd EOC Middle (2014), 5th WC #5, Middle (2013) Ranked 23rd in World Ranking.
7. Gustav Bergman  SWE Silver EOC Middle (2016), Bronze WOC Middle (2013), 6th WOC Middle (2017), 7th WOC Middle (2016), Bronze WC #7, Middle (2017), Silver WC #5, Middle (2013), 9th WOC Middle (2014), 17th WOC Middle (2015), Bronze WC #1, Middle (2014), Bronze WC #8, Middle (2013) Ranked 9th in World Ranking.
8. Florian Howald  SUI Silver EOC Middle (2018), 7th WOC Middle (2017), Silver WC #13, Middle (2014), 5th EOC Middle (2016), 21st WOC Middle (2016), 4th WC #2, Middle (2015), 8th WC #7, Middle (2017), 8th WC #1, Middle (2016), 24th EOC Middle (2014) Ranked 10th in World Ranking.
9. Leonid Novikov  RUS Gold WOC Middle (2013), 8th WOC Middle (2014), 33rd WOC Middle (2015), 19th WOC Middle (2012), 9th WC #6, Middle (2015), 21st WC #2, Middle (2017), 12th EOC Middle (2012), 27th WC #1, Middle (2016), 13th WOC Middle (2004) Ranked 32nd in World Ranking.
10. Edgars Bertuks  LAT Gold WOC Middle (2012), 8th WOC Middle (2013), 26th WOC Middle (2016), 15th WOC Middle (2015), 5th EOC Middle (2014), 57th WOC Middle (2014), 29th EOC Middle (2016), 40th WOC Middle (2011), 9th WC #7, Middle (2014) Ranked 130th in World Ranking.
11. Magne Dæhli  NOR 4th WOC Middle (2015), 6th WOC Middle (2016), 9th WOC Middle (2017), 7th WOC Middle (2012), 11th EOC Middle (2018), 28th EOC Middle (2016), 6th WC #1, Middle (2016), 21st EOC Middle (2014), 6th WC #3, Middle (2014) Ranked 4th in World Ranking.
12. Ruslan Glibov  UKR Silver WC #11, Middle (2015), 5th EOC Middle (2018), 17th WOC Middle (2017), 13th WOC Middle (2016), 19th EOC Middle (2016), 8th WC #1, Middle (2016), 25th EOC Middle (2014), 18th WC #2, Middle (2017), 13th WC #6, Middle (2015) Ranked 18th in World Ranking.
13. Lauri Sild  EST 6th WOC Middle (2014), 13th WOC Middle (2017), 13th WOC Middle (2015), 31st WOC Middle (2016), 14th EOC Middle (2018), 13th WOC Middle (2013), 16th WOC Middle (2012), 22nd WOC Middle (2011), 37th EOC Middle (2014) Ranked 44th in World Ranking.
14. Vojtech Kral  CZE 12th WOC Middle (2017), 11th WOC Middle (2016), 19th WOC Middle (2015), 10th EOC Middle (2018), 35th WOC Middle (2014), 15th EOC Middle (2016), 10th EOC Middle (2014), 31st WOC Middle (2012), 11th WC #7, Middle (2017) Ranked 12th in World Ranking.
15. Timo Sild  EST 11th WOC Middle (2017), 25th WOC Middle (2016), Bronze WC #3, Middle (2014), 27th WOC Middle (2015), 7th EOC Middle (2014), 47th WOC Middle (2014), 43rd WOC Middle (2013), 22nd EOC Middle (2016), 14th WC #7, Middle (2017) Ranked 13th in World Ranking.
16. Albin Ridefelt  SWE Bronze WC #1, Middle (2016), 18th WOC Middle (2017), 12th WOC Middle (2016), 5th WC #2, Middle (2017), 25th EOC Middle (2016), 6th WC #2, Middle (2015), 35th EOC Middle (2014), 12th WC #7, Middle (2017), 9th WC #11, Middle (2015) Ranked 16th in World Ranking.
17. Fredric Portin  FIN 10th WOC Middle (2016), 32nd WOC Middle (2017), 14th WOC Middle (2015), 24th EOC Middle (2018), 5th WC #7, Middle (2017), 21st EOC Middle (2016), 12th WC #2, Middle (2017), 26th WC #6, Middle (2015), 43rd WC #1, Middle (2016) Ranked 17th in World Ranking.
18. Gernot Kerschbaumer  AUT 21st WOC Middle (2017), 16th WOC Middle (2015), 34th WOC Middle (2016), 20th WOC Middle (2014), 15th WOC Middle (2013), 12th EOC Middle (2016), 20th WOC Middle (2012), Bronze WC #7, Middle (2011), 18th EOC Middle (2014) Ranked 15th in World Ranking.
19. Eskil Kinneberg  NOR 8th WOC Middle (2017), 18th WOC Middle (2016), 16th EOC Middle (2018), 6th WC #2, Middle (2017), 7th WC #1, Middle (2016), 15th WC #7, Middle (2017), 25th WC #6, Middle (2015), 16th WC #3, Middle (2014), 19th WC #10, Middle (2012) Ranked 6th in World Ranking.
20. Jonas Vytautas Gvildys  LTU 30th WOC Middle (2017), 25th WOC Middle (2015), 39th WOC Middle (2016), 5th WOC Middle (2011), 24th WOC Middle (2013), 45th WOC Middle (2014), 37th EOC Middle (2018), 29th WOC Middle (2012), 38th EOC Middle (2014) Ranked 77th in World Ranking.

Women: Alexandersson goes for three in a row!

WOC Middle for women has had Swedish winners the last four years – first two wins by Annika Billstam (now retired), then two wins by Tove Alexandersson. Tove Alexandersson.  Below are the Top 10 from last years WOC and this years EOC. Of these several runners are not on the start; Venla Harju, Simona Aebersold, Emily Kemp, Svetlana Mironova, Nadiya Volynska, Sofia Haajanen,

Results WOC 2017 Results EOC 2018
. Tove Alexandersson
. Marianne Andersen
. Venla Harju
4. Svetlana Mironova
5. Emily Kemp
6. Helena Jansson
7. Natalia Gemperle
8. Vendula Horcickova
9. Marika Teini
10. Nadiya Volynska
. Marika Teini
. Tove Alexandersson
. Simona Aebersold
4. Tatyana Riabkina
5. Catherine Taylor
6. Natalia Gemperle
7. Sabine Hauswirth
8. Silje Ekroll Jahren
9. Andrine Benjaminsen
10. Sofia Haajanen

Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) has won both the Long and Middle distance at the World Orienteering Championships two years in a row – in very different terrain types. Alexandersson is the big favourite for the Middle distance this year as well. If Alexandersson is in normal shape and makes a good race, nobody is able to beat her – that is nice to know in order to use enough time for the orienteering.

Russia’s Natalia Gemperle took Bronze at WOC Middle in 2016, but managed only a 7th place last year in Tallin. Gemperle has increased her level and stability the last seasons, and could be ready for her first individual WOC Gold medal if Alexandersson does not have a perfect day.

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Norway’s Marianne Andersen is a very interesting start. After struggling for years with injuries she came back to top level with a silver medal at WOC Middle last year in Estonia. Andersen has also showed excellent shape this year – including a win at the test races organized in Latvia.

Marika Teini (Finland) took a surprise win at the European Championships Middle earlier this year, and must thus be counted among the absolute medal favourites. Tatyana Riabkina (Russia) is back on track this year with a 4th place at EOC in Switzerland. The Lativan terrain could fit her even better.  Also note that Helena Bergman (Sweden), the WOC middle distance winner from back in 2012, is on the startline.

WoO’s tip:

1. Tove Alexandersson
2. Natalia Gemperle
3. Marianne Andersen

Main outsiders: Julia Jakob, Marika Teini, Tatyana Riabkina, Helena Bergman, Sabine Hauswirth, Karolin Ohlsson.

Below is a list of the Top 20 men middle distance runners at the start, according to a point system which weights medals in the biggest championships the last years highest.

# Name Country Picture Results
1. Tove Alexandersson  SWE Gold WOC Middle (2017), Gold WOC Middle (2016), Gold EOC Middle (2016), Silver EOC Middle (2018), Silver WOC Middle (2013), Silver WOC Middle (2012), Bronze WOC Middle (2014), Gold WC #2, Middle (2015), Bronze EOC Middle (2014), Gold WC #7, Middle (2014), Gold WC #1, Middle (2014), Silver WC #1, Middle (2016), Gold WC #3, Middle (2013), Silver WC #8, Middle (2013), Silver WC #5, Middle (2013), Gold WC #9, Middle (2011), Gold JWOC Middle (2012), Silver JWOC Middle (2011), Gold JWOC Middle (2010), Gold JWOC Middle (2009) Ranked Gold in World Ranking.
2. Marika Teini  FIN Gold EOC Middle (2018), Bronze EOC Middle (2016), 6th WOC Middle (2016), 9th WOC Middle (2017), Bronze WC #7, Middle (2017), 5th WC #2, Middle (2017), 21st EOC Middle (2014), 37th WC #4, Middle (2012), 6th JWOC Middle (2008) Ranked 5th in World Ranking.
3. Helena Jansson  SWE Gold WOC Middle (2011), Gold WC #2, Middle (2017), Gold WC #1, Middle (2016), 6th WOC Middle (2017), Gold WC #6, Middle (2015), Gold WC #1, Middle (2013), 8th WOC Middle (2015), Silver WC #7, Middle (2014), Silver WC #1, Middle (2014), Silver WC #13, Middle (2012), Bronze WC #3, Middle (2014), Silver WC #9, Middle (2011), Silver WC #11, Middle (2010), Bronze WC #7, Middle (2011), Gold WC #1, Middle (2009), Silver WC #8, Middle (2009), Bronze WC #3, Middle (2009), Bronze WC #4, Middle (2008), Gold JWOC Middle (2004) Ranked Silver in World Ranking.
4. Natalia Gemperle  RUS Bronze WOC Middle (2016), Gold WC #7, Middle (2017), Silver WC #2, Middle (2017), 7th WOC Middle (2017), 6th EOC Middle (2018), 14th WOC Middle (2015), 5th WOC Middle (2011), 13th EOC Middle (2016), 9th EOC Middle (2014) Ranked Bronze in World Ranking.
5. Marianne Andersen  NOR Silver WOC Middle (2017), Bronze WOC Middle (2010), Silver WOC Middle (2009), Silver WOC Middle (2006), 7th WOC Middle (2011), Bronze WOC Middle (2007), 17th EOC Middle (2016), Silver EOC Middle (2006), 11th WC #7, Middle (2017), Gold WC #10, Middle (2006), Bronze WC #6, Middle (2010), Silver WC #1, Middle (2009), Silver WC #3, Middle (2009), Bronze WC #9, Middle (2005) Ranked 8th in World Ranking.
6. Tatyana Riabkina  RUS Bronze WOC Middle (2012), 4th EOC Middle (2018), Bronze EOC Middle (2012), 7th WOC Middle (2013), 15th WOC Middle (2015), Silver WOC Middle (2004), Bronze WC #1, Middle (2013), Bronze WC #10, Middle (2012), Bronze WOC Middle (2006), Bronze EOC Middle (2004), Gold WC #4, Middle (2007), Silver WC #10, Middle (2004), Gold JWOC Middle (1998) Ranked 13th in World Ranking.
7. Sabine Hauswirth  SUI Silver WC #7, Middle (2017), 7th WOC Middle (2016), 14th WOC Middle (2017), 7th EOC Middle (2018), 14th WOC Middle (2014), 38th WOC Middle (2015), 4th WC #2, Middle (2017), 7th EOC Middle (2014), 4th WC #1, Middle (2014) Ranked 4th in World Ranking.
8. Catherine Taylor  GBR Gold WC #11, Middle (2015), 5th WOC Middle (2015), 5th EOC Middle (2018), 15th EOC Middle (2016), 23rd WC #7, Middle (2017), 15th WC #6, Middle (2015), 18th WC #7, Middle (2014), 57th WC #2, Middle (2017), 34th WC #13, Middle (2014) Ranked 18th in World Ranking.
9. Inga Dambe  LAT 11th WOC Middle (2017), 19th WOC Middle (2016), 28th WOC Middle (2015), 19th WOC Middle (2014), 9th WOC Middle (2012), 12th WOC Middle (2013), 31st EOC Middle (2018), 27th EOC Middle (2016), 59th EOC Middle (2014) Ranked 45th in World Ranking.
10. Lizzie Ingham  NZL 22nd WOC Middle (2017), 24th WOC Middle (2016), 19th WOC Middle (2015), 20th WOC Middle (2014), 39th WOC Middle (2012), 18th WOC Middle (2011), 8th WC #3, Middle (2013), 12th WC #2, Middle (2015), 17th WC #11, Middle (2015) Ranked 103rd in World Ranking.
11. Evely Kaasiku  EST 16th WOC Middle (2017), 32nd WOC Middle (2016), 44th WOC Middle (2015), 29th WOC Middle (2014), 20th EOC Middle (2018), 36th EOC Middle (2016), 55th EOC Middle (2014), 31st WC #11, Middle (2015), 54th WC #1, Middle (2016) Ranked 72nd in World Ranking.
12. Susen Lösch  GER 21st WOC Middle (2017), 30th WOC Middle (2016), 34th WOC Middle (2015), 15th EOC Middle (2018), 44th WOC Middle (2014), 51st EOC Middle (2014), 45th WC #7, Middle (2017), 49th WC #2, Middle (2017), 33rd WC #11, Middle (2015) Ranked 48th in World Ranking.
13. Isia Basset  FRA 17th WOC Middle (2017), 28th WOC Middle (2016), 37th WOC Middle (2015), 38th WOC Middle (2014), 30th EOC Middle (2018), 23rd EOC Middle (2016), 23rd WC #2, Middle (2017), 31st WC #7, Middle (2017), 73rd EOC Middle (2014) Ranked 45th in World Ranking.
14. Sarina Jenzer  SUI 17th WOC Middle (2016), 9th WOC Middle (2014), 13th WOC Middle (2015), 44th EOC Middle (2018), 28th EOC Middle (2016), 6th WC #6, Middle (2015), 4th WC #5, Middle (2013), 35th EOC Middle (2014), 16th WC #7, Middle (2017), Bronze JWOC Middle (2010) Ranked 34th in World Ranking.
15. Vendula Horčičková  CZE 8th WOC Middle (2017), 27th WOC Middle (2015), 18th EOC Middle (2018), 35th EOC Middle (2016), 22nd WC #7, Middle (2017), 40th WC #2, Middle (2017), 70th EOC Middle (2014), 41st WC #1, Middle (2016), 25th WC #13, Middle (2014) Ranked 28th in World Ranking.
16. Anja Arbter  AUT 39th WOC Middle (2017), 52nd WOC Middle (2016), 11th EOC Middle (2018), 51st WOC Middle (2015), 39th WOC Middle (2014), 36th WOC Middle (2012), 40th EOC Middle (2016), 53rd WC #1, Middle (2016), 63rd WC #7, Middle (2017) Ranked 55th in World Ranking.
17. Anna Serrallonga Arqus  ESP 43rd WOC Middle (2017), 41st WOC Middle (2016), 39th WOC Middle (2015), 37th WOC Middle (2014), 42nd EOC Middle (2018), 33rd WOC Middle (2012), 81st EOC Middle (2014), 53rd WC #2, Middle (2017), 37th WC #3, Middle (2014) Ranked 94th in World Ranking.
18. Gabija Razaityte  LTU 33rd WOC Middle (2017), 29th WOC Middle (2015), 32nd WOC Middle (2014), 36th EOC Middle (2018), 25th WOC Middle (2012), 23rd EOC Middle (2014), 37th WOC Middle (2011), 35th WC #7, Middle (2017), 36th WC #6, Middle (2015) Ranked 71st in World Ranking.
19. Olha Panchenko  UKR 42nd WOC Middle (2017), 34th WOC Middle (2015), 25th WOC Middle (2014), 31st WOC Middle (2013), 11th EOC Middle (2014), 31st WOC Middle (2011), 12th WC #3, Middle (2014), 23rd WC #1, Middle (2014), 69th WC #2, Middle (2017) Ranked 158th in World Ranking.
20. Laura Vīķe  LAT 18th WOC Middle (2015), 31st WOC Middle (2016), 23rd EOC Middle (2018), 39th WOC Middle (2013), 37th EOC Middle (2016), 34th EOC Middle (2014), 40th WC #7, Middle (2017), 52nd WC #2, Middle (2017), 39th WC #7, Middle (2014) Ranked 60th in World Ranking.

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  1. I know about quarantine.
    But, is it not to early? Publish maps?

  2. Really choppy live feed… both picture and audio …

    • Very disappointing super choppy live stream at liveorienteering.com :( Same as on the sprint . Not impressed.

  3. Now it died completely. Unbelievable! Why is it like this – EVERY TIME?