Ida Bobach: – I felt entertained the whole way


Danish star Ida Bobach has had a great season this year with two WOC silver medals and a World Cup victory. Her favorite course of the year was in Italy at the most important race of the year: The WOC middle distance. – The course was set so that the ...

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Baptiste Rollier chooses Spain as favourite


After running orienteering in 9 countries this year, Swiss star Baptiste Rollier chooses a course in Spain as his favourite course of the year. – Long at World Cup in Spain was good. Long legs with many possibilities, shorter legs with technical challenges, Rollier comments the World Cup race in ...

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Course of the Year 2014: Submit your suggestions!

WOC Middle 2014 Men

What was the best orienteering course of 2014? Two years in a row we have had a Portuguese winner – a spectacular sprint between boulders and old building last year and some great technical orienteering in 2012. In 2011 the WOC middle distance in France took the first place and the year before a ...

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World Cup Final Sprint: Analysis & Results


The World Cup Final Sprint in Switzerland today offered some interesting and intricate sprint orienteering. The Swiss and Swedish runners dominated the sprint as usually – with Tove Alexandersson winning the women’s race and Daniel Hubmann the men’s race. Below you first find the leading results, then the overall analysis ...

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World Cup Final Middle 2014: Maps, Analysis and Results


Daniel Hubmann (Switzerland) showed that he is a worthy winner of the overall World Cup 2014 by taking a clear victory in the World Cup Final’s middle distance race in Switzerland Saturday. Denmark’s Ida Bobach, silver medalist from the World Champs middle in Italy earlier this year, won a tight ...

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JEC 2014: All You Need to Know!


[Sprint Friday Oct 3rd 17:30 CET, Long Saturday Oct 4th 10:30 CET, Relay Sunday Oct 5th 10:30 CET] The Junior European Cup (JEC) is in 2014 organized in Lommel, Belgium from October 3rd to October 5th. The organizers promize “live broadcast from the field” (probably speaker sound ) – this ...

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World Cup Final 2014: All You Need to Know!


[Sprint Relay Friday 15:00 CET / Middle Saturday 12:30 CET / Sprint Sunday 13:31 CET] The World Cup 2014 will be decided in Switzerland this weekend – starting with a mixed sprint relay on Friday as part of the unofficial sprint relay World Cup, continuing with a middle distance on ...

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WUOC Sprint Relay: Gold for Switzerland!


Switzerland won the World University Orienteering Championships (WUOC) after strong races by Sarina Jenzer, Martin Hubmann, Julia Gross and Matthias Kyburz. Reigning World Champion in mixed sprint relay Switzerland was the big favourite ahead of the race – and managed to take the victory ahead of Sweden and Czech Republic. ...

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WUOC 2014: All You Need to Know!

WUOC Long training map

[Update: Live Results Link] The World University Orienteering Championships starts with a mixed sprint relay in Olomouc Tuesday August 12th at 15:30 CET. With 5 races in 5 days – including a tough long distance race at day 2 – this will be a tough 5-day week for the athletes. ...

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JWOC 2014: Maps, Results and Medal Overview


[Including full medal overview] 5 nations won gold medals at JWOC 2014 – Sweden, Norway, Finland, Switzerland and New Zealand – Sweden dominating the championships with 5 gold medals and 4 further medals. Another four nations won medals – Czech Republic, Italy, Poland and Denmark. The men’s individual races were ...

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