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EOC 2016 Long Qual: Maps and Results


 [Updated with some GPS comparisons] Andreas Matthias Kyburz Daniel Hubmann (Switzerland), Magne Dæhlie (Norway), Milos Nykodym (Czech Republic), Svetlana Mironiva (Russia), Heidi Bagstevold (Norway) and Natalia Vinogradova (Russia) were the heat winners in today’s European Championships Long distance qualification. The athletes were met by (too) long courses in tough terrain with many ...

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EOC Sprint 2016: Maps and Results


[Updated with info about women’s medals] Matthias Kyburz and Judith Wyder gave Switzerland two GOLD medals in today’s European Championships Sprint after strong finishes on technical and hilly courses. In the men’s class Kyburz was behind until the very last controls – and until the very last meters of Kyburz’s ...

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EOC Sprint Relay: Russian GOLD after intriguing battle!


[With maps and results] At the start of the last leg it looked like Sweden was the certain winner – then Denmark emerged as the clear winner candidate. But Russia’s Galina Vinogradova kept her head cool and orienteered safely to GOLD for Russia. At the start of the last leg Sweden’s Helena ...

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EOC 2016: All You Need To Know


Live TV streaming: The European Championships in Orienteering (EOC) starts off with a sprint weekend the coming weekend – with Sprint Relay on Saturday and Sprint qualification and final on Sunday.   On Monday the athletes move into the forest in long distance orienteering mode with long qualification on Monday and long ...

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10Mila 2016: All You Need To Know!


One of the main highlights of the spring season is coming up on Saturday & Sunday morning: 10Mila in Falun, Sweden. With increased focus on high quality webTV broadcast this year, spectators both at home and on the arena in Sweden can expect highly entertaining competitions.  The start for the men’s relay ...

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WCup Poland Sprint: Maps and Results


[Updated with high quality maps and split time analysis] Swiss success at the World Cup Sprint in Poland today: Judith Wyder and Matthias Kyburz took the victories in a technical city sprint in Wroclaw.  Reigning World Champion Jonas Leandersson (Sweden) had the fastest start of the race, and had a ...

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World Cup Poland: All You Need To Know


[Updated with info about best way to find race results&information] The Orienteering World Cup 2016 starts this Saturday – Monday with three races in Poland; a Middle distance on Saturday, a Sprint on Sunday and a Sprint Relay on Monday. This is a the same program as in World Games in 2017 ...

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Happy 21st Birthday, World of O!


Which birthday present do you want World of O to get for its 21st birthday? A new front page which is responsive and works on mobile and tablets? An improved 2DRerun front page which works well on mobile? A fully working events.worldofo.com? An official and fully working version of WoOSplits? Strava-integration ...

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Lucky Voters: Check if you won fantastic prizes!


Check here if you won any of the prizes worth around 5000 Euros in total in your voting for “The Orienteering Achievement of 2015″!  The vote has been decided by the big international readership of WorldofO.com – more than 4000 unique votes from around 60 different countries have been delivered ...

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