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Gold for Kristiansand and Bækkelaget in NM Relay

Holger Hott Johansen decided a tight relay for Kristiansand OK after fighting against Wings Øystein Kvaal Østerbø during most of the last leg. In the womens category, the relay was decided for Bækkelaget through a magnificent run by Betty Ann Bjerkreim Nilsen at the sec … Read complete story »

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Gold for Nordberg and Andersen at Norwegian Champs Middle

Anders Nordberg and Marianne Andersen took the gold medals in todays Norwegian Championships middle distance at Hovden – featuring Micro. See the map (mens course) and some pictures from the race and the flower seremony here. Men Women Map The quality is not the best – hopefully better qu … ...

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Gold for Hausken and Hott Johansen at Norwegian Champs long distance

Anne Margrethe Hausken and Holger Hott Johansen took the gold medals in todays Norwegian Championships long distance at Hovden. An error of 2-3 minutes at the 7th control cost double silver medalist from WOC in Denmark, Marianne Andersen, the possibility to fight for the gold medal. Instead, Anne M … ...

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Gold for Switzerland and Great Britain at WUOC relay …

… but the Slovakian home team winning silver medals seemed to be happiest men in todays WUOC relay at Soroska in Slovakia. Both relays were very tight and exciting all the way until the finish – and nothing was certain about the gold medals until Matthias Merz crossed the finish ...

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Map and courses from WUOC middle distance available

The map from yesterdays World University Orienteering Championships over the middle distance is now available. The middle distance terrain was very different from the special karst terrain the runners met at the long distance. The terrain had steep slopes and was rich of details originating from sli … Read complete ...

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Brozkova and Østerbø sprint champions at WUOC

Øystein Kvaal Østerbø and Dana Brozkova won the gold medals in todays city-sprint in the old city of Koscice in the World University Orienteering Championships. Østerbø had a large margin for a sprint race – 12 seconds – whereas Brozkova won by only 2 seconds after … Read complete story ...

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Krepsta and Hagman winners at the WUOC middle distance

Simonas Krepsta and Line Hagman won the middle distance at the World University Championships in Slovakia today. Whereas the Lithuanian Krepsta – who some will remember as the winner of one of the Elitserien races this spring – did a magnificent run, and had nearly 2 minutes margin down to ...

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2 x Czech Champions with impressive runs

Michal Smola and Dana Brozkova made two impressive runs, and both won the long distance in the World University Championships today with large margins. For Smola, it was the second WUOC victory in a row – he was defending champion from Plzen 2004. A victory in the WUOC tasted good ...

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WOC 2006: Startlist relay and runner order relay with pics and runner info

Here you find the start list and runner order with pictures and additional information about the runners – something to look at while you follow the excitement from the Internet. Link to startlist with info+pictures You find the results either in the top right margin of all pages in t ...

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WOC 2006: Results from Middle Final with new pictures of all runners

Pictures from todays middle distance coupled to the result list are now available. Also included in the result list is the news from the runners homepage and info about the runners. Link to result list with pictures You find the results either in the top right margin of all pages ...

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