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Course of the Year 2013: Last Chance to Vote!

Closing in on 800 votes – number 828, 880 and 980 will each get one of the prizes – vote now if you have not yet! Tuesday at midnight CET is your last chance to vote for Course of the Year 2013! Set up your personal Top 5 List and ...

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Vote for Course of the Year 2013 now!


Set up your personal Top 5 List from the nominated maps – and win prizes from our sponsors! The nominated maps have been chosen based on submissions from the WorldofO.com readers and some of the worlds top orienteers through the last weeks. Now YOU can choose “The Course of the ...

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Lena Eliasson: – Cruising around the bushes


– I never even thought of running fast, just reading myself towards the next flag, cruising around the bushes, Lena Eliasson explains about her favourite course in 2013. Eliasson won the bronze medal at WOC long distance in Finland this year – but the Swedish top runner doesn’t even mention ...

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Course of the Year: Gustav Bergman shares many courses with us

– It was a good course that lured you into high speed the first controls, and then became a lot trickier before you had to speed up again towards the end, Swedish top runner Gustav Bergman tells about his favourite course of 2013. The course Bergman is talking about is ...

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Edgars Bertuks: WOC, WOC, WOC …


– It kept me busy all the way and I found it challenging enough considering my physical abilities on that day, Edgars Bertuks says about his favourite course in 2013 – the WOC Middle distance. And from this interview with the Latvian World Champion middle distance from 2012, it is ...

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Interview: Boström about Course of the Year 2013


– My fav course of the year would have to be the WOC 2013 Sprint. I won with big marginal even without being able to find all the best routechoices, World Champion sprint from Vuokatti, Finland earlier this year, Mårten Boström, says when asked about his favourite course this year ...

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Interview: Gueorgiou picks Matera sprint race


– I will only keep the sprint race in Matera, because that was the race I enjoyed the most this year and I always felt short in time to take proper decisions, multiple World Champion Thierry Gueorgiou answers when asked about the best course he run in 2013. Choosing a ...

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Smålandskavlen: Maps and Results


IFK Lidingö and OK Pan Århus took the victories in Smålandskavlen after very tight and exciting last legs. In the mens class Lidingö’s Fredrik Johansson won with a gap of 39 seconds down to Södertälje-Nykvarn’s Jonas Leandersson. Of four teams starting together on the last leg, Kalevan Rasti’s Thierry Gueorgiou ...

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