Home / Orienteering News (page 2)

Orienteering News

JWOC 2016 Sprint: Maps and Results


A fantastic day for Switzerland at the opening race of the Junior World Championships (JWOC) in Scuol, Switzerland today: A clear gold for Simona Aebersold in the women’s class – and both gold and silver in the men’s class with Joey Hadorn ahead of Thomas Curiger. In the women’s class Anna Dvorianskaia (RUS) was ...

Read More »

JWOC 2016: All You Need To Know


JWOC starts Sunday with Sprint: Expect great live coverage, spectacular scenery and intricate orienteering when the Junior World Orienteering Championships starts in Engadin, Switzerland the coming weekend. After Sunday’s Sprint, the championship continues with Long on Monday, Middle Qualification on Wednesday, Middle Final on Thursday and Relay on Friday.  Central parts ...

Read More »

Jukola 2016: Koovee wins exciting relay


[With recap of the relay leg-by-leg] Koovee run a very strong Jukola relay – being within 2 seconds from the lead all the way from the second exchange to the finish. Oleksandr Kratov decided it for Kovee on the 6th leg of 7 by giving Daniel Hubmann a nearly 5 minute lead. ...

Read More »

Venla 2016: Halden wins tight battle


Halden wins Venla 2016 after strong last leg by Mari Fasting: – I made some mistakes in the start, but then I ran very good, Fasting said after the race. Halden’s team was very international: Sabine Hauswirth (Switzerland), Hollie Orr (Great Britain), Anni-Maija Fincke (Finland) and Mari Fasting (Norway). – ...

Read More »

Jukola 2016: All You Need to Know


22:00 CET (23:00 local time) on Saturday Jukola  starts – the largest orienteering relay event in the world. 9 hours earlier at 13:00 CET the women start their relay – the Venla relay. Here you find all the information you need about the  Jukola and Venla relays. This is the ...

Read More »

EOC 2016 Relay: Maps, Results and Analysis


Switzerland’s second team won the men’s class and Finland won the women’s class on the relay at the final day of the European Championships 2016 in Czech Republic. In the men’s class Norway and Czech Republic were closest to  Switzerland – in the women’s class Sweden and Russia. Both relays ...

Read More »

EOC Middle 2016: Maps and Results


Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) and Matthias Kyburz (Switzerland) won the middle distance at the European Championships middle distance in Czech Republic Friday. Both won their second gold medal at this championships – Alexandersson in long and middle and Kyburz in sprint and middle. Alexandersson in own class Alexandersson ran fast and also had ...

Read More »

EOC Middle Qualification 2016: Maps and Results


Reigning champion Daniel Hubmann missed the cut while trying to save energy for the final in the tight European Championships middle distance qualification Thursday. Johan Runesson (Sweden), Carl Godager Kaas ( Norway), Matthias Kyburz (Switzerland), Dana Safka Brozkova (Czech Republic), Cat Taylor (Great Britain) and Judith Wyder (Switzerland were heat ...

Read More »

EOC 2016 Long: Maps and Results


Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) won the women’s class after a thrilling finish at the European Championships Long distance in Czech Republic today – nearly giving a way the gold medal at the last controls. Daniel Hubmann (Swizerland) won a clear victory in the men’s class. In the women’s class Tove Alexandersson ...

Read More »