Hubmann: – Never ran a WC-Sprint on such a bad map


Swiss World Champion sprint from 2011, Daniel Hubmann, uses Twitter to complain about the map quality at the cancelled World Cup sprint in Lysekil last Saturday.  – Never ran a WC-Sprint on such a bad map. Too many thicknesses of lines, Hubmann writes on Twitter. The above map sample and picture ...

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World Cup Middle Munkedal Men: BIG Analysis


[With 30+ illustrations] Finding the good micro-routechoices seemed to be the main problem for the runners in the men’s class in the World Cup middle distance race in Munkedal, Sweden Sunday. The fight for victory was close; William Lind (lost 26 seconds at leg 10, finished 25 seconds behind in 2nd) ...

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World Cup Middle Munkedal Women: Quick Analysis


  [With 30+ illustrations] The women made more control mistakes than the men – but also the women struggled with finding the good micro-routechoices in the World Cup middle distance race in Munkedal, Sweden Sunday. Helena Jansson (Swedish Orienteering Federation) won 1:41 minutes ahead of Nadiya Volynska (Ukrainian Orienteering Federation) ...

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World Cup Middle: Maps, Results and Interviews


[Updated with analysis illustrations] Helena Jansson and Thierry Gueorgiou won the World Cup race middle distance in Sweden today. In technically demanding courses the two strong technical orienteers showed the competitors the way. Jansson won nearly two minutes ahead of Nadiya Volynska while Thierry Gueorgiou won 24 seconds ahead of ...

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World Cup Sprint: Race cancelled after problem with punching


Today’s World Cup Sprint race in Lysekil, Sweden was unfortunately cancelled due to problems with the touchless punching system. The race was part of the pre-WOC for next years World Championships in Sweden. The video below of Norway’s Martin Vister punching the last control illustrates the problem. When watching the ...

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World Cup Long Women Halden: Routechoice Illustrations Leg by Leg


  Quickie: Leg by leg through the Women’s World Cup Long distance in Halden – GPS-routes along with actual split times from WinSplits. No comments. For each leg, the three best split times on the leg + the three best overall are shown. Click to see larger image. Original GPS-tracking ...

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