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Jukola+Venla: Maps and full GPS tracking

There are many highlights in the GPS tracking from the very technical Jukola and Venla relays. See how Anders Nordberg decided 10Mila for Halden SK on the long, dark and rainy 3rd leg – giving his team mates a lead of more than 5 minutes. Decisive moments – Jukola relay ...

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Jukola: All you need to know


21:55 CET on Saturday more than 1500 men head into the forest – nearly 9 hours earlier at 13:00 CET 1100 women start their relay. The Jukola relay is the highlight of the season for many runners – here you find all the information you need about the biggest ever ...

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Fantasy World Cup: New leader!

– Reading the national teams’ and runners’ webpages, partly with the help of Google translator, I got some background information, the new leader in the Fantasy World Cup writes in an email. The new leader is Manager Ulis with the Team “OrientExpress”. – Helena Jansson was said to skip the ...

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NORT Stage 1: Maps and Results

A very good start for the Nordic Orienteering Tour today – excellent TV coverage, live GPS tracking and very interesting races in both men’s and women’s categories in Helsinki today. We got yet another successful day for the Swiss duo Daniel Hubmann and Simone Niggli. Both decided the races after ...

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EOC 2010: Comment


This years EOC in Bulgaria was hopefully the last international championships without live GPS-tracking. As a spectator at home in front of the computer/big screen, I have got used to live GPS-tracking from all the big national events in Finland, Sweden and Norway, several smaller national/regional events in both Finland ...

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Fantasy World Cup: RLD-observer on top!

Last years winners – the Bushmen – impressed us all after the first round of the Fantasy World Cup, but after three races Kristoffer Fiane Pedersen’s team is pushed down to third spot. The new overall leader is the RLD-observer team with manager Sveinung. Now the Fantasy World Cup has ...

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EOC Long: Gold for Niggli and Hubmann (with map)

Two more Swiss Gold medals in todays demanding EOC Long distance – 5 out of 8 Gold medals went to Switzerland in this years European Champs. Nobody could beat the time early starter Daniel Hubmann set – in the end Phillipe Adamski was the closest. In the womens class, Dana ...

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Fantasy World Cup: EOC Long

It is time to set up your team ahead of the EOC Long – starting tomorrow morning at 08:00 CET. Results from the second round in the Fantasy World Cup will be updated when official World Cup results are available at the IOF website. Here is all the information you ...

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EOC Middle: Maps and Results

Tricky orienteering – especially due to many green areas – met the runners in todays middle distance final at the European Championships in Bulgaria. See below for maps and official results. See story and runners comments here: Women (Gold: Simone Niggli) Men (Gold: Valentin Novikov) Maps Map Middle Final Men ...

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EOC Middle: Gold for Valentin Novikov!

After 3 times Thierry Gueorgiou it was now time for Valentin Novikov again! 10 years ago Valentin Novikov won the European Champs over the short and long distance in Ukraine, now the Russian was back with another EOC gold medal! Novikov’s winning strategy: A change in focus from running to ...

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