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Junior European Cup: Maps and Results

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Some very interesting long legs met the young runners at the Junior European Cup in Germany this weekend. Especially the long distance was interesting – above you see the longest leg in the men’s oldest junior class (M20) from the men’s long distance. This leg – and similar long legs ...

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CISM Korea: Maps and Results

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The Korean terrain offered some very intriguing orienteering – above you see one of the long legs from the men’s long distance. With the green being very slow and complex contours, this terrain gave many interesting route choices – especially for the long distance.  Russia were the strongest throughout the ...

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Kyburz wins tough and green CISM Long in Korea

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More than 9 minutes per kilometer winning time for Swiss Matthias Kyburz tells something about the terrain the the long distance course of the World Military Championships in Orienteering in Korea. Tatiana Riabkina (Russia) won the women’s race just as for the middle distance. Kyburz came directly from three hard ...

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CISM Middle: Tsvetkov and Riabkina fastest

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On a strong Russian day Dmitriy Tsvetkov and Tatyana Riabkina were fastest at Middle distance at the 6th CISM World Games in Korea today. As always the start field was very strong in the men’s class, with multiple world champions Andrey Khramov and Matthias Kyburz finishing second and third. Terrain and ...

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Quick GPS-analysis of Arosa WCup Sprint Relay

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Sprint Relay means high-speed combination of forking and routechoices – and usually very few know which routechoices were fastest – and how the relay was decided in the end. The Arosa World Cup Sprint Relay had the same elements – below some of the most interesting legs in the relay are ...

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World Cup Sprint Relay: Switzerland dominated!

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Switzerland won the final Sprint Relay World Cup race of the season – but Denmark managed a 6th place on a bad day and took the overall World Cup. Switzerland was the strongest team today – and especially the strong races by the men Matthias Kyburz and Martin Hubmann on the 2nd ...

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World Cup Final Middle: Taylor and Hubmann

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The tricky orienteering in the slopes of Arosa made the World Cup final middle distance a very interesting race. Many of the top favourites struggled – especially in the women’s class. The mix of open areas and forested areas was a big challenge for the runners.   In the end ...

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World Cup Final Long: GPS and Splits Analysis

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Daniel Hubmann and Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg both did impressive races and won clear victories in the World Cup final long distance in Arosa, Switzerland. Even if the courses offered some interesting longer routechoice legs, execution proved to be more important than choice of route on most of the legs ...

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World Cup Final 2015: All You Need To Know!

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[LIVE webTV + GPS-tracking: Long Friday, Middle Saturday, Sprint Relay Sunday] Arosa in the Swiss Alps welcomes the world orienteering elite to the World Cup Final the coming weekend from Friday October 2nd until Sunday October 4th.  The start field in the World Cup final is one of the best we ...

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Euromeeting Forest Races: On the way to WOC 2017

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Some interesting routechoices were offered at Euromeeting’s forest races this weekend – long on Saturday and middle on Sunday. Euromeeting in Otepää, Estonia this weekend offered a good opportunity to get to know the terrain type for athletes targeting the World Orienteering Championships in 2017 in Estonia. The very varied runnability – ...

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