Knock-Out Sprint Semi-Finals and Finals LIVE from 15:10

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Kyburz, Leandersson, Kvaal Østerbø, Michiels, Glibov, D Hubmann won the men’s Quarter-finals and Strand, Hauswirth, Wyder, Ohlsson, Ruch and Närhi  won the women’s Quarter-finals in today’s World Cup in Knock-Out Sprint in Prague, Czech Republic. Most of the favourites made it to the semi-finals. Notably both Natalia Gemperle (RUS) and ...

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World Cup Final 2018: All You Need To Know!


The overall orienteering World Cup will be decided a sprint-dominated long weekend in Czech Republic from Thursday October 4th until Sunday October 7th. The World Cup final weekend consists of a Knock-out sprint event on Thursday, a Sprint Relay on Friday, a Middle distance on Saturday and a regular Sprint race on ...

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World Cup Norway 2018 Chase: Maps & Results


Tove Alexandersson and William Lind continued the Swedish dominance with another double for Sweden in today’s chasing start. A new chasing start concept was tested in the orienteering World Cup today. The concept consists of a prologue in the morning (short middle distance), followed by a chasing start in the afternoon (long ...

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Pre-WOC 2018 Norway: All You Need To Know


[LIVE speaker/results/GPS from Long Friday August 31st at 09:30 CET, Prologue Saturday 09:00 CET. LIVE webTV from Chasing-start Saturday 17:00 CET, Relay Sunday 09:15 CET] The 3rd World Cup round of 2018 is the Pre-WOC in the Norwegian Østfold-region – a perfect way for the athletes to prepare for the ...

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WOC 2018 Long Men: BIG GPS Analysis Leg by Leg

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Here we study all the details of one of the most important orienteering races of the year: The World Orienteering Championships Long distance. Some of the questions we attempt to answer: Why did Lundanes win ahead of Glibov and Hertner, which legs where decisive, which routes where the best, and why. ...

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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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