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Quick analysis of Silva League & Co


Thierry Gueorgiou and Simone Niggli both showed that they will be very difficult to beat this season – with clear victories in very strong startfields at the Silva League Long distance race in Sweden today. Meanwhile Hans Gunnar Omdal/Mari Fasting and Topi Anjala/Minna Kauppi won the national races in Norway ...

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Weekend preview: Silva League, Norgescup, FinnSpring ++


[Updated with live video link Silva League]. The orienteering season is really starting up in the Nordic countries this weekend with top level long distance events in Sweden (Silva League), Norway (Norgescup) and Finland (FinnSpring). The strongest start field is expected in Sweden where 14 individual World Champions are expected ...

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Spectacular and Fun in Turkey: Antalya O-Days


Day 3 of Antalya O-Days in Turkey was an extraordinary orienteering experience. Big rocks spread around the terrain with grass in between – like in a fantasy map. Very technical orienteering – but yet with good runnability. Add to that magnificent views – snow-topped mountains made the scenery perfect. Intriguing videos from ...

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POM Monsanto Evening Sprint: Wow!


The sprint in Monsanto and the rocky surroundings at the third day of Portugal O-Meeting is one of those spectacular orienteering experiences which makes an orienteer travel for many, many hours. The mix of old city and rock labyrinth makes it an experience you will remember for a long time. ...

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POM Day 3 WRE: Maps and Results


History repeats: Yet another win for both Thierry Gueorgiou (France) and Simone Niggli (Switzerland) in the technical and interesting middle distance race at Day 3 of Portugal O-Meeting 2013. Compared to the two first days, the terrain required more careful orienteering, some interesting route choices and very scenic orienteering with ...

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POM Day 2: Maps and Results


The opponents are getting closer, but Simone Niggli and Thierry Gueorgiou were again the fastest at the second day of Portugal O-Meeting 2013. Today was a middle distance race in the same area as Day 1 – again many interesting technical challenges, but less route choices compared to Day 1. ...

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POM 2013 Day 1: Maps and Results


Thierry Gueorgiou and Simone Niggli handled the tricky high-speed orienteering at the first stage of Portugal O-Meeting 2013 best. The open and fast terrain with rocks of varying size and small green areas spread out, made it important to be in control all the way. The two big names in ...

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Portugal O-Meeting 2013: Preview


Portugal O-meeting (POM) has been the international season opening the last years – with most of the world elite on the startlist. With the World Cup opening in New Zealand this year, the start field is a little bit weaker than normal ; still 5 of the 10 highest ranked ...

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