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JWOC Middle Qual: Maps and Results


A completely different terrain from the long distance met the runners in the JWOC middle distance qualification. Away with the depressions – instead a lot of contour details and tricky short legs. Even with very different terrain, most of yesterdays medalists from the long distance did very well. The three ...

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JWOC Long: Maps and Results


The tricky courses in today’s JWOC long distance did give many big problems. Worst hit was big favourite Tove Alexandersson who missed 16 minutes at one control. Gold went to Eskil Kinneberg (Norway) with a close to error-free race and Kirsi Nurmi (Finland). – My tactics was to start slowly ...

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JWOC Sprint: Maps and Results


Another gold medal for Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) – and gold for Gleb Tikhonov (Russia).  In hot weather in the second largest city of Slovakia, Kosice, the Nordic countries dominated with 4 out of 6 medals and 13 within Top 20. Medals among the men went to Tikhonov, Jan Petrzela (Czech ...

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JWOC 2012: All you need to know!


Follow the world’s best juniors LIVE on Sprint Sunday, Long Monday, Middle Qual Wednesday, Middle Final Thursday and Relay Friday. The organizers will provide live results with a few radio controls at each race – there should be good opportunities to follow the best junior orienteers from all over the ...

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WUOC Middle: Map and Results

Swiss dominance continues on tricky middle distance: Another one for Hubmann in the mens middle distance at the World University Orienteering Championships (WUOC) in Spain. Sweden also showed that they have top runners: Double Sweden with Forsgren on top among the women. The Swiss men took their third gold medal ...

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WUOC Sprint: Map and Results

Very challenging sprint dominated by Switzerland and Czech Republic – gold for Martin Hubmann and Iveta Duchova. 4 medals to Switzerland and 2 medals to Czech Republic in the World University Orienteering Championships (WUOC) sprint. Martin Hubmann – who did not qualify for the Swiss World Orienteering Championships team – ...

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WUOC Long: Map and Results


Switzerland took two more gold medals in WUOC in Spain today: Raffael Huber won the men’s long distance and Isabelle Feer the women’s long distance. The runners had a real challenge over hot open hills in an “Alicante desert” today – with a lot of long route choice legs. The ...

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WUOC Spain: Tuesday – Friday on great terrain!


– One of my nicest training ever, Thierry Gueorgiou wrote about his training on the Cap de l’Aljub map last January. – Super precise with all the single vegetation details – amazing, he continued about the map which is one of the embargoed areas for this years World Orienteering University ...

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EYOC 2012: Live Friday, Saturday, Sunday!


With live GPS tracking, webTV/radio and live results this years European Youth Orienteering Championships in France should be a very interesting competition to follow. EYOC is the step before the Junior World Championships were the Gueorgiou’s and Niggli’s of tomorrow get the first opportunity to test themselves against competitors from ...

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Last WOC Long Test: Maps and Results


A tough long distance race with most of the World Elite on place –  just across the road from the WOC 2012 long distance. That was the setting for the WOC selection race long distance for Switzerland, Finland and France Wednesday. Again two Swiss victories: Matthias Merz for the men ...

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