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

EOC 2016 Relay: Maps, Results and Analysis


Switzerland’s second team won the men’s class and Finland won the women’s class on the relay at the final day of the European Championships 2016 in Czech Republic. In the men’s class Norway and Czech Republic were closest to  Switzerland – in the women’s class Sweden and Russia. Both relays ...

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EOC Middle 2016: Maps and Results


Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) and Matthias Kyburz (Switzerland) won the middle distance at the European Championships middle distance in Czech Republic Friday. Both won their second gold medal at this championships – Alexandersson in long and middle and Kyburz in sprint and middle. Alexandersson in own class Alexandersson ran fast and also had ...

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EOC Middle Qualification 2016: Maps and Results


Reigning champion Daniel Hubmann missed the cut while trying to save energy for the final in the tight European Championships middle distance qualification Thursday. Johan Runesson (Sweden), Carl Godager Kaas ( Norway), Matthias Kyburz (Switzerland), Dana Safka Brozkova (Czech Republic), Cat Taylor (Great Britain) and Judith Wyder (Switzerland were heat ...

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EOC 2016 Sprint Women analysis by Vinogradov


Mikhail Vinogradov – the coach and husband of bronze medalist Galina Vinogradova from the European Championships Sprint, has made an analysis of the course from the sprint final from Sunday. Vinogradov has high focus on analytical analysis of sprint races in order to help Vinogradova to get all the way ...

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EOC 2016 Long: Maps and Results


Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) won the women’s class after a thrilling finish at the European Championships Long distance in Czech Republic today – nearly giving a way the gold medal at the last controls. Daniel Hubmann (Swizerland) won a clear victory in the men’s class. In the women’s class Tove Alexandersson ...

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EOC 2016 Long Qual: Maps and Results


 [Updated with some GPS comparisons] Andreas Matthias Kyburz Daniel Hubmann (Switzerland), Magne Dæhlie (Norway), Milos Nykodym (Czech Republic), Svetlana Mironiva (Russia), Heidi Bagstevold (Norway) and Natalia Vinogradova (Russia) were the heat winners in today’s European Championships Long distance qualification. The athletes were met by (too) long courses in tough terrain with many ...

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EOC Sprint 2016: Maps and Results


[Updated with info about women’s medals] Matthias Kyburz and Judith Wyder gave Switzerland two GOLD medals in today’s European Championships Sprint after strong finishes on technical and hilly courses. In the men’s class Kyburz was behind until the very last controls – and until the very last meters of Kyburz’s ...

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EOC 2016 Sprint Qual: Map and Results


Martin Regborn (Sweden), Gustav Bergman (Sweden), Matthias Kyburz (Switzerland), Judith Wyder (Switzerland), Elena Roos (Switzerland) and Nadiya Volynska (Ukraine) won the qualification heats in today’s European Championships Sprint Qualification. The A-Finals start from 16:00 CET. See more information about how to follow the race live here. Good qualifier, really looking ...

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EOC Sprint Relay: Russian GOLD after intriguing battle!


[With maps and results] At the start of the last leg it looked like Sweden was the certain winner – then Denmark emerged as the clear winner candidate. But Russia’s Galina Vinogradova kept her head cool and orienteered safely to GOLD for Russia. At the start of the last leg Sweden’s Helena ...

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EOC 2016: All You Need To Know


Live TV streaming: The European Championships in Orienteering (EOC) starts off with a sprint weekend the coming weekend – with Sprint Relay on Saturday and Sprint qualification and final on Sunday.   On Monday the athletes move into the forest in long distance orienteering mode with long qualification on Monday and long ...

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