WOC 2018 Long Women: GPS Analysis


Read on for a leg-by-leg analysis of the Women’s WOC 2018 Long. A nice course with several interesting routechoice legs was offered. As usual, execution of the route was often more important than the choice of route, but compared to many earlier championships the actual choice of route was crucial ...

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WOC 2018 Long: Maps, Results & Analysis


[Article updated with GPS-illustrations] Olav Lundanes (Norway) and Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) won the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) 2018 Long distance after exciting races on interesting courses. The courses offered several interesting, longer routechoice legs – and also some intricate orienteering in the dense forest with low visibility. Both Lundanes and ...

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WOC 2018 Women Long Course Preview

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A great course at #WOC2018 Long with many routechoice legs – even making the choices behind the computer is stressful. The WOC 2018 Long distance has just started, with GPS-tracking live via IOF Live center. Here we take a look at the course ahead of the race. Before you read ...

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WOC 2018 Long: Race Preview – webTV LIVE from 11:00 CET


[First start #WOC2018 Long 10:14 CET. Last Woman starts 12:30. Women decision 13:50. Last Man starts 15:10. Men decision 16:50] Get ready for a long and exciting day following the classic discipline of orienteering – the Long distance – the race for real men and real women. The men head out ...

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WOC 2018 Relay: Maps and Results


Switzerland won the women’s relay and Norway the men’s after two very exciting races. The terrain offered very interesting orienteering were many top teams struggled both with mistakes on controls and routechoice misses. In the women’s race Switzerland and Sweden ran head to head through the last leg, with two ...

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WOC 2018 Middle: Maps, Results & Analysis


Eskil Kinneberg (Norway) and Natalia Gemperle (Russia) won the WOC 2018 Middle distance on a tricky course in a green Latvian forest where several of the top favourites lost their medal chances due to mistakes. In the men’s class the battle for the medals was very tight, with Daniel Hubmann ...

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WOC 2018 Sprint Relay: GPS & Splits Analysis


Sweden won the #WOC2018 Sprint Relay despite a non-optimal race by Tove Alexandersson, due to excellent relay legs by second and third leg runners Svensk and Leandersson. Ohlsson on the last leg did not have a perfect race, but the 47 second gap to Switzerland and 1:40 gap to Denmark was ...

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