EOC 2021 Individual Sprint: Maps, Results & Analysis


Double gold for Sweden with Tove Alexandersson and Emil Svensk in today’s European Orienteering Championships (EOC) Sprint. In the women’s class Alexandersson won ahead of two Swiss runners – Elena Roos and Simona Aebersold. In the men’s class Yannick Michiels (Belgium) took silver ahead of Gustav Bergman (Sweden) and Kasper ...

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EOC 2021 Knock-Out Sprint: Maps and Results


Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) and Matthias Kyburz (Switzerland) won the first Knock-Out Sprint in a championship when winning the European Orienteering Championships (EOC) Knock-Out Sprint in Neuchatel today. Kyburz won a tight battle with another Swiss runner – Joey Hadorn. Norwegian Kasper Fosser took bronze, and finished with that a long ...

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EOC 2021 Sprint Relay: Maps and Results


Switzerland won a clear victory in the European Orienteering Championships (EOC) 2021 Sprint Relay on homeground in Neuchatel today, nearly a minute ahead of Sweden with Norway in third place. This was exactly the same podium as in the last EOC in 2018 – also organized in Switzerland. Simona Aebersold, ...

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EOC 2021: All You Need To Know


Finally! Thursday May 13th at 16:40 CET the international orienteering elite will compete for medals again as the European Orienteering Championships (EOC) starts off with the Sprint Relay. EOC 2021 is the first pure sprint EOC, and is organized in Neuchatel, Switzerland. Excellent live coverage is promised, with live TV broadcasts of all ...

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International Orienteering Restart: Swiss Champs Sprint LIVE Sunday from 12:00 CET


Just a few days ahead of the European Orienteering Championships (EOC), the Swiss Championships Sprint – with a large international start field – marks the restart of the international orienteering scene after a long Covid-19 break. In addition to all the Swiss EOC-favourites, athletes from Russia, Norway, Ukraine, Estonia, Spain, ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 24 2020


For the final leg in Route to Christmas 2020 we found an interesting relay leg from Finland! The leg is from the Klaaniviesti 3-leg relay in Lappeenranta, Finland. Metsälä describes the terrain as very, very tough terrain. – The hills are steep, the ground is rocky and there’s lots of nasty ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 23 2020


Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is a very interesting Runners’ Choice challenge from Sprintliga Oslo, with extensive analysis provided by Oskar Størmer.  In my opinion this is how a Knock Out Sprint can be made truly interesting, both for athletes and TV. Future course setters and stake holders: Take a ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 22 2020


Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is from Estonia! The chosen leg is the first leg from the men elite course at the Suunto Games middle distance race at September 7th this year. Thanks a lot to course setter Markus Puusepp for the tip and the analysis. [PS! I still ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 21 2020


Today’s leg in Route to Christmas  is another leg from the  chasing start final of the legendary night orienteering cup “Harry Lagerts Nattcup” in Oslo – a race which was already featured on Day 11. Thanks a lot to Søren Jonsson for the tip, and for course setter Kenneth Buch for pointing out this leg ...

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