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Route to Christmas 2011: Day -104

Still a long way to go until Christmas – but there were so nice, long routechoice legs at today’s Swedish Champs long distance that we make an early start this year – 104 days ahead of December 1st. The leg in question is the leg from control number 10 to ...

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Top WOC 2011 moments in pictures

The strongest moments occur just the second when an athlete understands that he reached his big goal – after countless hours of training. Experiencing the World Champs close to the action was fantastic as always – here are some of the top WOC 2011 moments in pictures as seen from ...

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France – finally!

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– I said before this World Championships that if I would get only one gold medal, it would be the relay, an extremely happy Thierry Gueorgiou said after securing the gold medal for France in todays WOC relay. This was the fourth time in a row that Gueorgiou has been ...

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Gold for Finland after a relay thriller!

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Minna Kauppi secured the gold medal for Finland after a thriller of a relay! The lead changed a countless number of times during the last leg. At some point it looked like Marianne Andersen had the gold in her pocket for Norway. Estonia was also up there at some time ...

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WOC Middle: Analysis with GPS and splits

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Gueorgiou was the only one who managed to keep up both orienteering technique and speed all the way through the WOC middle distance.  In this article I take a look at the GPS data of the top runners from the WOC Middle distance final. In the GPS analysis, I use ...

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Thierry Gueorgiou: The interview!

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– Don’t look for success, only a race without mistakes, Thierry had written on the note in his control description holder for the last preparations. And that is just what he went out and did. The note continues with “Enjoy: You versus You” and “It is for you, 110%”. And ...

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More than 2200 WOC 2011 pictures now online!

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2200 photos from all races so far sorted by runner and/or country are now available in runners.worldofo.com. All photos are free to use on the Internet as long as you link to WorldofO.com AND the runner profile where you found the picture. In addition team results by country have been ...

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