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Route to Christmas: Day 1 2016


The first day of Route to Christmas 2016 takes us to Italy – to the Italian Championships Long distance in some interesting karst terrain at September 24th 2016. Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is leg 4 in the M21 course. Thanks a lot to Matjaz Stanfel for the tip! ...

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Course of the Year 2016: O France Day 5!


A very technical French Long distance course takes the honors as “Orienteering Course of the Year 2016?. The winning course is the Men Elite course at the last stage of O’France 2016 – probably one of the most difficult long distance courses set this year – with a lot of “WOW”-factor ...

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Vote for Course of the Year 2016 now!


Set up your personal Top 5 List from the nominated maps – and win prizes from our sponsors! The nominated maps have been chosen based on submissions from the WorldofO.com readers and some of the worlds top orienteers through the last weeks. Now YOU can choose “The Course of the ...

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Anastasia Denisova about Course of the Year 2016


The big surprise on international orienteering scene in 2016, Anastasia Denisova, shares her favourite orienteering courses of 2016 with the readers in this interview. Her best race of the season was the medal giving World Championships Sprint – but it was another race in the World Championships which impressed the Belarus ...

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Johan Runesson about Course of the Year 2016:


– I really liked that the course had so many different parts and that it demanded you as an orienteer to be alert all the time, Swedish national team runner Johan Runesson says when describing his favourite orienteering course of 2016. – One second you were running full speed thinking ...

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Course of the Year 2016: Submit your suggestions!


What was the best orienteering course of 2016? The World Champs long distance in Scotland won in 2015 and the World Champs middle distance in Italy won in 2014. Before that we had two years with Portuguese winners: a spectacular sprint between boulders and old buildings in 2013 and some great technical orienteering at Portugal O-Meeting in ...

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World Cup Final 2016: Maps and Results


  The Swiss runners dominated on home ground in the World Cup final this year again – with 4 victories of 5 possible. Switzerland started the weekend with Sprint Relay victory Friday. Saturday brought a double for Switzerland with Matthias Kyburz and Judith Wyder winning the Long distance. In Sunday’s ...

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