Course of the Year 2015: Submit your suggestions!


What was the best orienteering course of 2015? The World Champs middle in Italy won in 2014 – and the two years before we had Portuguese winners: a spectacular sprint between boulders and old buildings in 2013 and some great technical orienteering in 2012. In 2011 the WOC middle distance in France took the first ...

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25mannakorten: Lundanes and Jansson

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With a very strong start field, Olav Lundanes and Helena Jansson won 25mannakorten this Sunday. Especially the men’s race was very close with three runners within 3 seconds. Olav Lundanes (Halden SK) won 2 seconds ahead of Fredric Portin (Halden SK) with Emil Svensk (Stora Tuna OK) in 3rd at 0:03. Thierry ...

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25manna: Maps & Results


Halden SK won the 25manna relay for the 6th time this weekend. 25manna is one of the largest relays in the world – each team consisting of 25 runners in all ages. With more than 350 teams, almost 9000 runners attended the competition – among them many of the best orienteers ...

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Junior European Cup: Maps and Results

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Some very interesting long legs met the young runners at the Junior European Cup in Germany this weekend. Especially the long distance was interesting – above you see the longest leg in the men’s oldest junior class (M20) from the men’s long distance. This leg – and similar long legs ...

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CISM Korea: Maps and Results


The Korean terrain offered some very intriguing orienteering – above you see one of the long legs from the men’s long distance. With the green being very slow and complex contours, this terrain gave many interesting route choices – especially for the long distance.  Russia were the strongest throughout the ...

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Kyburz wins tough and green CISM Long in Korea


More than 9 minutes per kilometer winning time for Swiss Matthias Kyburz tells something about the terrain the the long distance course of the World Military Championships in Orienteering in Korea. Tatiana Riabkina (Russia) won the women’s race just as for the middle distance. Kyburz came directly from three hard ...

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CISM Middle: Tsvetkov and Riabkina fastest


On a strong Russian day Dmitriy Tsvetkov and Tatyana Riabkina were fastest at Middle distance at the 6th CISM World Games in Korea today. As always the start field was very strong in the men’s class, with multiple world champions Andrey Khramov and Matthias Kyburz finishing second and third. Terrain and ...

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Quick GPS-analysis of Arosa WCup Sprint Relay

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Sprint Relay means high-speed combination of forking and routechoices – and usually very few know which routechoices were fastest – and how the relay was decided in the end. The Arosa World Cup Sprint Relay had the same elements – below some of the most interesting legs in the relay are ...

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World Cup Sprint Relay: Switzerland dominated!


Switzerland won the final Sprint Relay World Cup race of the season – but Denmark managed a 6th place on a bad day and took the overall World Cup. Switzerland was the strongest team today – and especially the strong races by the men Matthias Kyburz and Martin Hubmann on the 2nd ...

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World Cup Final Middle: Taylor and Hubmann


The tricky orienteering in the slopes of Arosa made the World Cup final middle distance a very interesting race. Many of the top favourites struggled – especially in the women’s class. The mix of open areas and forested areas was a big challenge for the runners.   In the end ...

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