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Summer-O: O’France 2016


Today’s quick look at summer holiday races takes us to France and O’France 2016. One of the most tricky events of the o-summer 2016? “De la pure technique!”  Taking a look at the maps posted from O’France 2016, it surely looks like some athletes were challenged by the terrain. Partly ...

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JWOC 2016: Quick look at previous results


The Junior World Orienteering Championship (JWOC) starts in Scuol, Switzerland with the Sprint tomorrow at 09:00 CET. Below is a quick look at earlier results of the athletes. See also: JWOC 2016 – All You Need To Know and  JWOC 2016 team overview. There will be live GPS-tracking, live results, live web-TV ...

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EYOC 2016: Maps and Results


[Updated with more maps/courses] Finland won the overall team competition at this years’ European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) ahead of Czech Republic and Hungary. Finland won two individual gold medals and two relay gold medals. Both home nation Poland and France won two gold medals.  EYOC is the step before the ...

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EYOC 2016: Coming Up This Weekend


Long distance Friday, Relay Saturday, Sprint Sunday. This is the program for this years’ European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) which is organized in Poland this weekend from Friday July 1st until Sunday July 3rd. Nearly 400 athletes from 33 countries will be on the start line this weekend. EYOC is ...

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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 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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10Mila 2016: Maps, Results & Story


OK Pan Århus won the women’s relay at 10Mila 2016 after a tight finish between OK Pan Århus’s Maja Alm and Nydalen SK’s Anne Margrethe Hausken. Södertälje-Nykvarn (SNO) won an equally tight finish in the men’s class – Jonas Leandersson deciding on the very last meters in the run-in against last ...

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WCup Sprint Relay Poland: Maps and Results


Switzerland won the World Cup Sprint relay ahead of Sweden with reigning World Champion Denmark in third place. Switzerland’s Judith Wyder – yesterday’s winner – started best on the first leg and took Switzerland to a 3 second lead ahead of Russia’s Natalia Vinogradova. Sweden’s Lina Strand was 8 seconds ...

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Moved to new server – News.WorldofO.com has been unstable


The news-part of WorldofO.com – news.worldofo.com – has moved to a new server due to some instability the last days with the current hosting company. Sorry for the inconvenience – everything should be up is up and running a lot smoother than ever within the end of the day. During the transition to ...

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WCup Poland Middle: Maps and Results


[Results updated – Ridefelt now in third] Helena Jansson (Sweden) and Olav Lundanes (Norway) were strongest when the World Cup started with a middle distance in Poland earlier today. Sweden and Norway had a strong day – taking 5 out of 6 podium places. Note that the results were updated ...

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