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Jan Kocbach

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

World Cup Sprint Relay China 2019: Maps and Results


Switzerland with Elena Roos on the last leg won the Sprint Relay in the World Cup Final in China after a tight battle against Sweden (3 teams in the battle for the win on the last leg) and Norway. In the end one top Swiss teams was better than three Swedish, ...

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World Cup China Middle 2019: Maps and Results


Tove Alexandersson (SWE) and Gustav Bergman (SWE) won the Middle distance race at the orienteering World Cup final in China today. With this win Bergman secured the overall World Cup win in the men’s class while Alexandersson – who was already overall World Cup winner ahead of these races – ...

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World Cup China 2019: All You Need To Know


The orienteering World Cup visits China for the first time ever the last October-weekend of 2019 with three races being organized: Middle Distance Saturday afternoon (14:00 local time/08:00 CEST), Sprint Relay Sunday afternoon (14:30 local/ 07:30 CET) and Sprint Tuesday afternoon (14:00 local / 07:00 CET). This is the fourth and ...

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World Cup Switzerland Sprint 2019: Maps, Results and GPS-analysis


[Including GPS-analysis] Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) and Yannick Michiels (Belgium) won the World Cup Sprint in Switzerland on Sunday. This was Michiels second World Cup victory – and Alexandersson’s 7th in this season alone. With this Alexandersson decided the overall World Cup already before the last World Cup round in China. ...

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World Cup Switzerland KnockOut-Sprint 2019: Maps and Results


[Updated with maps from Qualification and Quarter-final] Tove Alexandersson (SWE) and Vojtech Kral (CZE) took the victories in Saturday’s World Cup Knock-Out Sprint in Laufen, Switzerland. Both showed excellent performance throughout all of the day, winning their Quarter-Final and Semi-Final races. Alexandersson won her 6th World Cup victory of 6 possible so far ...

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World Cup Switzerland Middle 2019: Maps and Results


  Friday’s World Cup Middle distance in Switzerland gave Swiss success as usually on homeground: Double victory in the men’s class with Joey Hadorn and Daniel Hubmann ahead of Swedish Martin Regborn, and Swiss second and third place in the women’s class with Simona Aebersold and Sabine Hauswirth behind Swedish ...

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World Cup Switzerland 2019: All You Need To Know


Middle, Knock-Out Sprint and Sprint: The third Orienteering World Cup round in 2019 is organized in Laufen, Switzerland from Friday September 27th to Sunday September 29th. This is the second last World Cup round in 2019, with the last round being organized in China. World Cup leaders Tove Alexandersson and ...

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WOC Relay 2019: Map and Results


[Updated with some GPS-illustrations and GPS-animations of last leg] Sweden won both the men’s and the women’s relay at the last day of the World Orienteering Championships 2019 in Norway after a thriller relay. In the women’s class silver and bronze went to Switzerland and Russia – in the men’s ...

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WOC 2019 Middle: Women’s GPS analysis


The women’s WOC 2019 Middle distance offered a tight battle for the gold medal between Tove Alexandersson (SWE) and Simona Aebersold (SUI) – and an equally exciting battle for the bronze medal between Venla Harju (FIN), Natalia Gemperle (RUS), Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg (NOR), Sabina Hauswirth (SUI) and Lina Strand ...

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