15.2 km in 95-100 minutes: Bulletin 3 for WOC 2015 is ready


The World Orienteering Championships in August is getting closer – the organizers have now released Bulletin 3. The long distance will feature 15.2 km of running with 635 meter climb for the men (95-100 minutes) and 9.8 km with 420 meter climb for the women (75 minutes).  Note that again ...

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Estonian Champs Middle: Sild brothers in tight fight


The 9th and 11th control decided a very tight fight between the Sild brothers in the Estonian championships middle distance in a technical, marshy terrain. Evely Kaasiku decided the women’s class.  Both Lauri and Timo ran technical good races, but a Lauri took the initiative after a small direction mistake ...

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Swedish League Chase: Alexandersson picked 11 minutes – Bergman 5 minute win


The women’s class got very interesting in the final race in the Swedish League chasing start on Sunday. Before the start the task looked impossible for Tove Alexandersson – starting 12 minutes behind leader – Danish Emma Klingenberg – but in the end it got very close. In the men’s ...

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Finnish Champs Middle: Portin and Kinni fastest


This year the Finnish Champs middle distance was a WRE race – open for all foreign runners. The best orienteer in the men’s class was Fredric Portin, Halden SK who was 1 minute and 12 seconds faster than silver medalist Severi Kymäläinen.  Saila Kinni had a tight fight with  Merja Rantanen (Jämsän ...

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13:47 on 5000 meter for Michiels

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Belgian orienteer Yannick Michiels ran a strong 5000 meter in 13:47 in IFAM in Oordegem on Saturday. Michiels has inched closer and closer to the top orienteering elite in sprint orienteering the last years – and his strong times on the track indicate that he can take another step this season. Michiels ...

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Scottish Champs: Norway and Switzerland prepare for WOC


The Norwegian and Swiss national teams are in Scotland preparing for the World Orienteering Championships this week. Saturday they ran the Scottish Championships long distance. The women’s class was won by Norwegian Silje Ekroll Jahren while Swiss Daniel Hubmann won the men’s class. Hollie Orr (Great Britain) was only 2 ...

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Swedish League Middle: Bergman and Jansson


  Gustav Bergman and Helena Jansson won the tricky and interesting middle distance race in Swedish League in Umeå Saturday.  Gustav Bergman did a technically very stable race and won 13 of 23 legs in the detailed, flat terrain. Jonas Leandersson and Olle Boström finished second and third – both ...

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Silva League: Exciting decision with GPS-tracking this weekend


[GPS-tracking Saturday from 11:53 CET – from 11:00 CET Sunday] Gustav Bergman and Emma Klingenberg are in the lead in the high profile race series Swedish League before the decision in Umeå, Sweden this weekend. The last two races of a total of seven races in Swedish League is a middle distance ...

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Sweden selected team for World Cup in Sweden/Norway

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David Andersson and Olle Boström are back in the big Swedish team for the World Cup racesi n Norway and Sweden in June. These World Cup races are very important for Sweden. Firstly they are selection races for the World Championships in Scotland later this year – and secondly they ...

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