Route to Christmas: Day 5 2022


In today’s edition of Route to Christmas 2022 we travel to interesting, alpine terrain in Switzerland. The chosen leg is the 16th leg on the men’s course at the World Cup final long distance in the Davos-Klosters region, at high altitude between 1500 and 2000 masl. Thanks to Arild Andersen for ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 4 2022


New day – new country: In today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2022 we travel to Austria for the second Austria cup of 2022 back in April. The chosen leg is a long leg which was the same for Men Elite and Women Elite. Thanks a lot to course setter ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 3 2022


Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2022 is from Italy! The chosen leg is the long 19th leg from the men’s class in the Italy Cup long distance race on June 5th this year – in a interesting hilly terrain.  Thanks a lot to Samuele Tait for the tip! The ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 2 2022


Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2022 is a very long leg from “Langløpet 2022″, a long distance race organized by Oppsal close to Oslo in Norway less than a month ago, on November 5th. Thanks a lot to Arild Andersen for the tip! After several days of rain, the ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 1 2022


The 16th edition of the traditional Route to Christmas here at World of O starts with a long leg from this year’s Junior World Championships (JWOC) in Portugal. Enjoy the challenges – just like the competitors! Your job in Route to Christmas is to take a good look at the day’s leg, decide ...

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JWOC 2022 Part 2: All You Need To Know


The forest part of the Junior World Championships (JWOC) 2022 will be organized in Portugal November 4th to 6th – with middle distance on Friday, relays on Saturday and long distance on Sunday. The organizers have promised  free high quality broadcasts from all races. The races should originally have been organized this ...

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World Cup Final 2022: Maps, Results and Analysis


The Swiss athletes were very impressive at the World Cup Final on homeground this extended weekend, taking 4 out of 6 victories, showing  that Switzerland is well prepared for next year’s World Championships on homeground in Flims. The weekend started with relay victories in both the men’s and women’s class for the Swiss ...

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World Cup Final 2022: All You Need To Know

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This year’s World Cup final is organized Saturday October 1st to Monday October 3rd in the Davos-Klosters region in Switzerland, at high altitude between 1500 and 2000 masl. The weekend starts with a traditional forest relay, then continues with a technical middle distance before finishing off with a tough long distance on Monday.  The ...

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EOC 2022 Relay: Maps, Results and Analysis


Sweden won the women’s relay and and Norway won the men’s relay at the European Orienteering Championships (EOC) in Estonia Sunday. Many runners did big mistakes in the tricky terrain, making the relays very interesting for the viewers. In the women’s class Sweden took a clear victory ahead of Czech ...

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EOC 2022 Middle: Maps, Results and Analysis


Albin Ridefelt (Sweden) and Simona Aebersold (Switzerland) took the gold medals in the European Orienteering Championships (EOC) Middle distance in Estonia. As in the long distance the orienteering was very tricky, and many of the pre-race favourites struggled in the bushy terrain. Seldom have we seen so many runners stopping ...

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