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EYOC 2013: Maps and Results


Portugal offered interesting challenges and nice terrain for the participants in the European Youth Orienteering Championships in Obidos, Portugal. Three races were offered – a sprint on Friday, Long distance Saturday and Relay on Sunday. The main categories are M18/W18, but there is also competition in M16 and W16. Sweden ...

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JEC Relay: Maps and Results

The JEC relay was a thriller in the mens class – French Nicolas Rio coming from “nowhere” and securing a home victory for France. In the women’s class Sweden took the gold medal. The weather was again rainy and cold – with temperatures well below 10°C. You can find a ...

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WC Overall to Niggli&Kyburz: Maps and Results


[With analysis] Simone Niggli crowned her fantastic orienteering career with victory in today’s World Cup final sprint race in Baden – which also gave her the overall World Cup 2013. Matthias Kyburz in the men’s class did like Niggli: Won the World Cup final and the overall World Cup in ...

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JEC Long and Sprint: Maps and Results


The Junior European Cup Long distance today in France offered insteresting courses in very steep terrain. Sweden and Norway have been most successful in the individual JEC races with four and two gold medals, respectively. Winners in the long distance were Andrine Benjaminsen (NOR), Lisa Risby (SWE), Nicolas Rio (FRA) ...

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WC Final Middle: Maps and Results


Nice forest &crazy rocks! Simone Niggli and Daniel Hubmann finished on top – in the men’s class Hubmann was joined by four other Swiss runners on top of the results list. The Swiss runners offered just what the spectators came for, while the Swiss organizers offered an interesting race, some ...

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Alexandersson “cheats” us for Middle-distance duel with Niggli

World Cup leader Tove Alexandersson has decided not to start Saturday’s middle distance World Cup race out of tactical reasons. Even  winning on Saturday will not increase her chances to win the overall World Cup, and therefore the Swedish star wants to start on Sunday with rested legs. Of course ...

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Thanks for all the fun, Simone!

Enough is enough: After 23 WOC gold medals and countless top races in orienteering, Simone Niggli today announced that she retires from elite orienteering. World of O thanks Niggli warmly for all the great moments she has given us throughout the years. – The motivation for races in the summer ...

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National Champs Fun: Maps and Results


[Warning – long post with many maps] Swedish Champs long with great long distance orienteering. Finnish Champs middle with 5 different nations on Top 5 for men. Swiss Champs middle which finally were successful for “little brother” Hubmann – Martin took the victory ahead of Daniel. Norwegian Champs with a ...

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