WOC 2016 Sprint Relay: Quick Analysis

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The World Orienteering Championships Sprint Relay was a tight battle between Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden. In the end Denmark’s super-sprinter Maja Alm decided the relay for Denmark for the second year in a row after having been served a perfect start position by her teammates Cecilie Friberg Klysner, Tue Lassen and Søren Bobach. Denmark’s ...

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WOC Sprint Relay 2016: Maps and Results

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Denmark won the World Orienteering Championships Sprint Relay for the second year in a row after a tight battle with Switzerland and Sweden. Cecilie Friberg Klysner, Tue Lassen, Søren Bobach and Maja Alm ran on the winning team. The secret behind the victory: Dedicated focus on the Sprint Relay. On ...

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WOC Sprint Women 2016: Why did Alm win & Full Analysis

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Maja Alm crushed her competitors in the World Championships Sprint in Strömstad – it was in the second part of the course she really accelerated and nobody could follow her. The course did not have many very decisive routechoice legs, but map reading and orienteering skills was still important.  As the analysis will show, ...

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WOC 2016 Sprint: Maps & Results

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Gold for Maja Alm (Denmark) and Jerker Lysell (Sweden) in  World Orienteering Championships (WOC) Sprint in Strömstad, Sweden which opened this year’s championships. Three medals for Switzerland – but the Gold medals went to the Nordic countries Sweden and Denmark. Men: Lysell with strong middle part In the men’s class Jerker ...

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WOC 2016 Sprint Qual: Maps and Results

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Tue Lassen (DEN), Jonas Leandersson (SWE), Daniel Hubmann (SUI)/Martin Regborn (SWE),  Sari Anttonen (FIN), Judith Wyder (SUI) and Cecile Klysner (DEN) were the heat winners in the opening race of the World Orienteering Championships 2016 in Strömstad, Sweden. There were no big surprises in the qualification – one of the ...

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WOC 2016 Sprint Favourite Preview – LIVE from 09:00 CET

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[Qual Live From 09:00 CET, Finals from 15:41 CET] The World Orienteering Championships starts on Saturday August 20th at 09:00 CET with sprint qualification in Strömstad.  Program: Qual Women 09:00. Qual Men 10:00. Final Women 15:41. Final Men 16:46 Web TV  (only final): Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, International (IOF Live Centre) Other Live ...

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WOC 2016: All You Need To Know

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The World Orienteering Championships starts on Saturday August 20th at 09:00 CET with sprint qualification in Strömstad – a small town on the west coast of Sweden. The first medals are fought for in the Sprint final Saturday evening (start from 15:41 – all medal decisions ready at 18:00) and the Sprint Relay Sunday evening ...

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WOC 2016 Countdown -3: Maps & Terrain

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3 Days from now the World Orienteering Championships 2016 (WOC 2016) starts with the individual Sprint in Strömstad, Sweden. We continue the countdown to the championships here at WorldofO.com continues with a look at old maps and terrain for the WOC 2016 races. The central part of any orienteering competition – event the World ...

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