Interesting Open Meetings & General Assembly during WOC in Strömstad

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Next week the World Orienteering Championships is organized in Strömstad, Sweden. In connection with the World Championships, there will be held a number of meetings which on different levels are important for the future of the sport. Below a summary of the meetings is given. Except for the IOF General ...

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WOC 2016 Countdown -4: Team Pages & Favourites

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4 Days from now – on Saturday August 20th – the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) starts with the individual Sprint in Strömstad, Sweden. The World Championships is the highlight on the international orienteering calendar.  The countdown to the championships here at WorldofO.com starts with publishing the WOC 2016 Team pages ...

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Summer-O 2016: Slovak Karst Cup 2016

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Today’s event in the Summer-O 2016 series is Slovak Karst Cup 2016, also called Grand Prix Slovakia 2016.  Slovak Karst Cup is one of the smaller summer orienteering events – but it still offers interesting terrain and orienteering – this type of fast karst terrain is well worth a visit.  None ...

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NightHawk 2016: Maps and Results

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Nydalen SK won the men’s class nearly 9 minutes ahead of Ikaalisten Nouseva-Voima and NTNU won the women’s class 1:30 ahead of  Halden SK in this year’s edition of NightHawk in Oslo, Norway. In NightHawk half of the legs (4 of 8 for men, 3 of 6 for women) start together ...

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WMOC 2016: Maps and Results

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Sweden with twelve Gold medals and Finland with eleven Gold medals were the strongest nations then the World Masters Orienteering Championships (WMOC) were organized in Estonia the last week. More than 3000 athletes were at the start. The championships consists of a sprint final along with a single qualification race and a ...

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LIVE Friday Night & Saturday: NightHawk 2016

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[Live GPS, webTV++ from Friday 22:10 CET] NightHawk is working hard to become Norway’s answer to Jukola and 10Mila. This year’s edition is organized from Linderudkollen Sportsstue in Oslo, Norway on Friday August 12th and Saturday August 13th – and again the number of competitors is increasing compared to earlier editions. ...

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Summer-O 2016: O-Ringen 2016

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Today’s event in the Summer-O 2016 series is O-Ringen 2016 – the largest of the summer orienteering events. O-Ringen 2016 was organized in Sälen in tricky and interesting mountain terrain with the slogan “Dreamorienteering”. Overall winners in this year’s edition were Tove Alexandersson (winning all stages!) and Thierry Gueorgiou. In the ...

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WUOC Relays & Middle: Maps and Results

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Sweden dominated both the Relay and the Middle distance at the World Orienteering University Championships in Hungary with four Gold medals of four possible, while Great Britain took a popular Gold medal at the Sprint Relay ahead of Czech Republic and Norway. Oskar Sjögren and Lilian Forsgren were the Swedish Gold medal ...

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WUOC Sprint & Long: Maps and Results

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Kris Jones (GBR) and Denisa Kosova (CZE) won the sprint and Rassmus Andersson (SWE) and Anna Haataja (FIN)  won the long distance at the World University Orienteering Championships (WUOC) in Miskolc, Hungary. The championships has so far offered very interesting courses. The sprint race offered some very intricate orienteering – and the ...

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WUOC 2016: All You Need To Know

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July 31st – August 4th: The World Orienteering University Championships (WUOC) is organized in Miskolc, Hungary, from Sunday July 31st until Thursday August 4th. The program is intense – 5 races in 5 days – starting with Sprint on Sunday, Long on Monday, Sprint Mixed Relay Tuesday, Middle Wednesday and ...

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