Maps and course JWOC Middle Qualification


– More tricky than it looks from the map, was the informations the athletes got before the JWOC middle qualification. But the courses look quite tricky even on the map – especially the first part which follows a slope with many diffuse marshes and light green areas. Maps JWOC Middle ...

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JWOC 2015 Sprint: BIG GPS analysis


The course setter at JWOC 2015 Sprint had done a very good job – and set a course which offered many interesting route choices. A combination of hilly terrain with varying runnability and some passages which you had to be careful to find, made it necessary to run with full ...

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JWOC Sprint: GOLD for Aebersold and Robertson


[Updated with split time analysis] 17 year old Simona Aebersold (Switzerland) won the women’s class and Tim Robertson (New Zealand) won his second Junior World Championships sprint in a row. On a hot day in Åmot, Norway, some of the runners struggled keeping up the speed towards the end of ...

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JWOC 2015: All You Need To Know


The Junior World Orienteering Championships in Rauland, Norway starts Sunday with Sprint and continues with Middle distance on Monday (Qual) and Tuesday (Final). After a rest day the championships continues with Long distance on Thursday and Relay on Friday. Read on to find all important details about the championships. If some details are missing, ...

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Elise Egseth back after 4 years: Wins WOC test sprint


Elise Egseth won a clear victory in the Norwegian WOC test race sprint Thursday – 34 seconds ahead of Silje Ekroll Jahren. The winner on Wednesday’s Middle distance, Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg, finished 4th, 38 seconds behind Egseth. Egseth is now working full time and had not expected to reach ...

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Anders Nordberg 2nd in Norwegian WOC Test Middle


Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg won a clear victory in the women’s class ahead of Mari Fasting. Hausken Nordberg’s husband Anders Nordberg – retired from international top orienteering after the 2013 season – finished 2nd in the men’s class behind Magne Dæhlie. Olav Lundanes and Mari Fasting are pre-selected for the World ...

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Swedish Champs Sprint: Svensk beats all WOC team – Alexandersson wins with 1:39


Emil Svensk and Tove Alexandersson won the Swedish Championships Sprint on Tuesday. Alexandersson had one of those “impossible days” where she is unbeatable – winning with 1:39.  Link: Replay webTV of the complete race in SVT Play In the men’s class the fight for victory was a lot closer. With ...

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Gonon wins European Vertical Championships


Former French national team member Francois Gonon won the European Vertical Championships in Chamonix last week with a new course record – finishing the course with 1000 meter climb in 34:07. Francois Gonon (photo above is from WOC 2012) finished his international orienteering career after the WOC relay bronze medal with ...

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EYOC 2015: Maps and Results


One week before the Junior World Orienteering Championships starts in Rauland, Norway, some of the best youth and junior orienteers in Europe met for the European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) in Romania. EYOC is open for competitiors from 15 to 18 years, and competition is done in 15-16 and 17-18 ...

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