NAOM 2014: Maps and Results stage 2


[With GPS comparison] At the second stage of NAOM 2014 Thierry Gueorgiou was back were he wants to be – on top of the M21 Elite class – with Daniel Hubmann in second. In the overall Gueorgiou got the upper hand with some seconds. In the women’s class Amelie Chataing ...

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January Classics: Day 26


The World Cup in Tasmania in 1998 is a real classic! Note that the courses are not shown on the original map – but overlaid on a new map of the area. Thanks a lot to Timo Sild for the tip! Tasmania is coming into the attention of the orienteering ...

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NAOM 2014: Maps and Results Stage 1


Daniel Hubmann beat Thierry Gueorgiou with 22 seconds on the opening stage of NAOM 2014 – with that setting the stage for the 2014 season [Update with GPS!]. Anastasia Tikhonova won the women class ahead of Amelie Chataing. Most of the orienteering elite visits Portugal/Spain as part of their winter ...

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January Classics: Day 24


The course is from 2011 – but can still maybe be categorized as a “classic”. Today’s course in “January Classics” is the National event in Savoie in May 2011 – used for several teams as WOC selection race ahead of WOC in France later the same year. Thanks to Jonas ...

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January Classics: Day 23


Today’s edition of January Classics is a tip sent in by Martin Hoset: The district championships long distance of middle Norway (Midt Norsk) 2009. – This is maybe not a classic, but it is a nice long distance race from 2009, Hoset writes. – This race is maybe the most ...

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January Classics: Day 22


– The classic championships course at the Nordic Championships at Åland in 1986 was a real classic, Jakob Ø writes in an e-mail. – As I recall the terrain, it was like a fairy tale in some areas and very tricky to read the terrain/contours in other parts, Jakob continues. ...

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January Classics: Day 21


Today’s ‘January Classics’ is a good old long distance race from 1976 – the race 2mila organized in Samnanger close to Bergen, Norway. The winner in this race was Jan Fjærestad – one of the good, old Norwegian long distance orienteers in the 70’ies. The course was 20 km long ...

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January Classics: Day 19


Today’s edition of “January Classics” as a tip from Daniel Hubmann: The World Cup race in Dresden in 2004. The map for this race was special in that there was an “inset” with larger scale for the most tricky area. This was a very varied course – some parts were ...

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January Classics: Day 18

Today’s January Classic is JWOC Long distance 2009 in Italy. – Technically and physically very demanding – altitude about 2000 m, the tipster “fedebach” writes. In the men’s class, Gustav Bergman took the victory with a fantastic race. 1:05:55 was 6 minutes below the stipulated winning time. You can read ...

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January Classics: Day 17

Today we bring a real old time classic for January Classics: Finnich Championships classic distance 1974 (thanks to Tapani Partanen for map and additional info). The map is taken from the book Suuri Suunnistusteos 1 (Rauno Liimatainen). Click the map for full size – The winner in H21 was Hannu ...

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