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World Cup Switzerland 2019: All You Need To Know


Middle, Knock-Out Sprint and Sprint: The third Orienteering World Cup round in 2019 is organized in Laufen, Switzerland from Friday September 27th to Sunday September 29th. This is the second last World Cup round in 2019, with the last round being organized in China. World Cup leaders Tove Alexandersson and ...

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WOC Relay 2019: Map and Results


[Updated with some GPS-illustrations and GPS-animations of last leg] Sweden won both the men’s and the women’s relay at the last day of the World Orienteering Championships 2019 in Norway after a thriller relay. In the women’s class silver and bronze went to Switzerland and Russia – in the men’s ...

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WOC 2019 Middle: Women’s GPS analysis


The women’s WOC 2019 Middle distance offered a tight battle for the gold medal between Tove Alexandersson (SWE) and Simona Aebersold (SUI) – and an equally exciting battle for the bronze medal between Venla Harju (FIN), Natalia Gemperle (RUS), Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg (NOR), Sabina Hauswirth (SUI) and Lina Strand ...

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WOC 2019 Middle: Men’s GPS analysis

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Where did the top runners lost time in the World Orienteering Championships Middle Final for the men? This article looks into the details – showing how Olav Lundanes (NOR) managed to decide the race against Gustav Bergman (SWE), early leader Emil Svensk (SWE) and Magne Dæhli (NOR). Emil Svensk took ...

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WOC Middle 2019: Maps and Results


Olav Lundanes (NOR) and Tove Alexandersson (SWE) won the World Orienteering Championships Middle distance after very tight battles in both classes. Lundanes had a victory margin of 11 seconds down to Gustav Bergman (SWE) in second place while Alexandersson’s winner margin down to Simona Aebersold (SUI) was only 5 seconds. ...

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WOC 2019 Middle Favourite Preview – LIVE webTV from 13:45 CET


First start women 13:17, first start men 15:46, women’s race decided 15:50, men’s race decided 18:20, TV-broadcast from 13:45] The Middle distance on Friday August 16th is the second medal race at the World Orienteering Championships – a very open race in the men’s class while Tove Alexandersson is still a clear favourite ...

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WOC 2019 Long Women: GPS analysis


The women’s course had several interesting routechoice legs, but they were not decisive for the victory as Tove Alexandersson (SWE) had a winning margin which was so large that she could have taken the wrong routechoice every time and still won.  But Alexandersson is not only a fast runner, she ...

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WOC 2019 Long Men: BIG GPS analysis


Kasper Fosser (NOR) won his silver medal on the two long legs – winning both with nearly half a minute. Olav Lundanes (NOR) won his gold medal due to his fast finish – from the 11th control to the finish, the Norwegian 6 times WOC Gold medalist was 1:51 faster ...

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WOC Long 2019: Maps and Results


[Article updated with some split time analysis] The big pre-race favourites Olav Lundanes (NOR) and Tove Alexandersson (SWE) won the World Orienteering Championships Long distance – each of them taking the fourth Long distance title in a row. For Lundanes this was his 6th WOC Long gold medal! While Alexandersson ...

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