WOC Sprint 2017: BIG Analysis & Why did Daniel win?


The Tartu World Championships Sprint courses did have several interesting routechoice legs where many athletes lost significant time. Some of them were “traps” specifically made to trick the runners into making mistakes, others were long legs were the runners struggled identifying the right choice under pressure.  None of the top placed athletes ...

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WOC 2017 Sprint: Maps and Results


Maja Alm and Daniel Hubmann took the Gold medals in the World Orienteering Championships Sprint in Tartu, Estonia today. Maja Alm took her third WOC Sprint medal in a row – an incredible impressive performance! Daniel Hubmann won the World Orienteering Championships 6 years ago in Chambery – and was ...

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WOC 2017 Sprint Favourite Preview – Final LIVE from 13:41 CET

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[Updated after withdrawal from Alexandersson] The women start from 13:41 CET (14:41 local time) with decisions around 14:40 CET. The men start from 14:51 CET with decisions around 15:50 CET. Read on for a preview of the favourites for WOC 2017 Sprint.  This is an updated version of the article published ahead of ...

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WOC 2017 Sprint Qual: Quick Look at Courses


The courses can be characterized as “not too challenging” – but on the other hand this is not unusual for a qualification race – especially when the same arena is used for both qualification and final. As there is no GPS-tracking available from the Sprint Qualification, no full analysis will ...

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WOC 2017 Sprint Qual: Maps and Results


Yannick Michiels (Belgium), Daniel Hubmann (Switzerland), Matthias Kyburz (Switzerland), Maja Alm (Denmark), Galina Vinogradova (Russia) and Cecilie Friberg Klysner (Denmark) were the heat winners when the World Orienteering Championships started with the Sprint Qualification in Tartu, Estonia. All the big pre-favourites performed well. Reigning champion Jerker Lysell who ran his ...

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WOC 2017 Sprint Favourite Preview – Qual LIVE from 12:00 CET

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The World Orienteering Championships starts on Friday June 30th at 12:00 CET (13:00 local time) with sprint qualification in Tartu, Estonia.  Program: Qual Women 12:00. Qual Men 13:00. Finals on Saturday from 13:41 (all times CET) Live services at the organizer’s LIVE Center (Only Final Saturday ) WebTV at liveorienteering.org – to buy access ...

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WOC 2017: All You Need To Know


The World Orienteering Championships starts on Friday June 30th at 12:00 CET (13:00 local time, see time conversion here) with sprint qualification in Tartu, the second largest city in Estonia. The first medals are fought for in the Sprint final on Saturday (from 13:30 CET) and the Sprint Relay Sunday afternoon (from ...

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Jukola & Venla 2017: Maps & GPS-tracking


Jukola & Venla 2017 was again a great event – with lots of great orienteering. Relive the event by enjoying the GPS-tracking and take a look at the challenges the runners met. Below are links to GPS-tracking from all the 7 legs of the Jukola relay and the 4 legs ...

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Jukola 2017: IFK Göteborg takes first Jukola victory


IFK Göteborg secured their first ever Jukola victory after a very tight battle with Koovee on the last leg. IFK was in the lead throughout nearly all of the relay – building up a 7(!) minute lead already after 3 legs. These 7 minutes shrank slowly leg by leg – ...

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Venla 2017: Alfta-Ösa wins ahead of Swiss OL Norska


Alfta-Ösa won the 2017 edition of Venla after a very strong team effort. Alfta-Ösa was in the lead already out from the start – and except for some trouble at the third leg the Swedish team was in the lead all the way until the finish. Swiss OL Norska took ...

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