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Portugal O-meeting Day 2: Map and Results


Middle distance in Portugal O-Meeting – and Thierry Gueorgiou is back on top. Gueorgiou won today’s rocky middle distance race with nearly 1:30 down to Søren Bobach in second spot.  In women elite Simone Niggli took another victory – today ahead of Maja Alm. Today’s terrain was more technical than ...

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Portugal O-meeting: Adamski and Niggli take the first (map)

Portugal O-meeting 2011 (POM 2011)- the biggest of the winter time events in Spain/Portugal in February/March – started Saturday with a long distance race. The race was won by Philippe Adamski and Simone Niggli. The terrain on this first day of POM 2011 was quite fast and not the most ...

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New mass start spreading method ideas surfacing


Runners choice, The 8-map format and Score-o sections – three different mass start spreading methods with a lot in common have surfaced in the orienteering community lately. I have received several emails about these methods – and some of them have also been discussed in several forums – thus I ...

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Season opening Portugal: Gueorgiou ahead of Lundanes, Adamski

– Very good map, with details in the right places. And always great to race in Portugal, were the words of Thierry Gueorgiou after winning the season opening at the I Meeting de Orientação de Gouveia in Portugal today. Gueorgiou won with nearly 2:30 down to reigning World Champion on ...

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News from IOF about WOC in the future

– The qualification race for long distance should be removed, the long final stays as individual start, every competition day is a medal day, the number of medal races is proposed to be extended from the current four to five or six. This is part of the content of the ...

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Top stories of 2010: Worth a reread!


– I have not much to say, except that I did a mistake. It is as simple as this, but I still can’t believe it and it really hurts. Thierry Gueorgiou’s “Back in Black” was the Top story at World of O in 2010. With 2010 being history, it is ...

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Route to Christmas: Bonus 6 2010

Todays bonus leg in Route to Christmas is again from Switzerland – this time it is leg 8 in the Men 21AL course from the 8. TMO at September 19th 2010. The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at it and think ...

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