WOC 2018 Sprint Relay: Maps and Results


Sweden won the WOC Sprint Relay for the second time in a row – after replacing three of the runners from last year’s winning team, with Karolin Ohlsson deciding after a secure run on the last leg. Switzerland finished second after a good last leg by Judith Wyder. The strongest ...

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WOC 2018 Sprint Women: Quick GPS analysis


In a course which offered many interesting routechoice legs, there were only three women with the speed for victory in the women’s class in the WOC 2018 Sprint: The three medalists Maja Alm, Tove Alexandersson and Judith Wyder. The following analysis goes through the decisive points in the course – ...

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WOC 2018 Sprint Men: Where was the race decided – Big GPS-analysis!


The WOC 2018 Sprint courses offered several interesting routechoice legs – and many legs were also tricky from an execution point of view. Artificial barriers were used, otherwise the terrain would be too familiar for the runners who were working hard with previous orienteering maps and Google Maps to prepare themselves ...

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WOC 2018 Sprint Relay Preview: Live from 15:50 CET


 #WOC2018: Switzerland and Sweden are the big favourites – behind the battle for the last place on the podium is very open with Denmark and Russia among the strongest teams. Read on for a preview of the favourites for WOC 2018 Sprint Relay. First some key information about WOC SprintRelay 2018: Program: Start 15:50 ...

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WOC 2018 Sprint: Maps and Results


[Updated with some analysis and splits graphs] Maja Alm (DEN) and Daniel Hubmann (SUI) took the victories in the WOC 2018 Sprint (#WOC2018) after very tight races where we saw some decisive routechoices in the narrow streets of Riga, with lots of added artificial fences. The silver and bronze medals ...

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WOC 2018: All You Need To Know


The World Orienteering Championships 2018 (#WOC2018) starts on Saturday August 4th at 08:00 CET (09:00 local time) with sprint qualification in Riga, the capital of Latvia. The first medals are fought for in the Sprint final the same day from (from 13:50 CET) and the Sprint Relay Sunday afternoon (from 15:50 CET).  After a rest day on Monday, ...

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JWOC 2018 Middle: Maps and Results


Labyrinth of green and yellow: Jesper Svensk (Sweden) mastered the technical challenges best and won the men’s race while Csilla Gardonyi (Hungary) won the women’s race in the last individual race of the Junior World Orienteering championships 2018 in Hungary. The runners met extremely challenging orienteering – with fast yellow areas interspersed ...

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JWOC 2018 Long: Maps and Results


Kasper Fosser (NOR) and Simona Aebersold (SUI) won the Junior World Orienteering Championships long distance in Hungary today. Both winners had clear margins – Fosser was more than 4 minutes faster than Mathieu Perrin (France) with Daniel Vandas (CZE) another minute down. Aebersold’s winning margin down to Hungary’s Zsofia Sarkozy ...

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