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ybt :: NOC and DEE win heats

A strong NOC team won their heat for the Yvette Baker Trophy during the DVO district event at Stanton Moor, whilst at SROC’s event at White Coppice DEE won by 12 points from LOC. EMOA heat NWOA heat

start :: aviemore weekend

A slightly diminished in number older Start Squad took to the valleys of Speyside this weekend to make the most of the lack of Capercaillie ban for three days of quality technical training. Weather conditions were testing all weekend, with the first snow of the winter on the top of Cairngorm and...

gbr :: 2006 junior squad*

The 2006 GBR Junior Squad has been announced by team coach Jason Inman: Scott Fraser Oleg Chepelin Duncan Coombs Lizzie Adams Cerys Manning Helen Gardner James Tullie Rhys Findlay-Robinson Joe Mercer Andrew Llewellyn Ruth Holmes Rose Hodkinson Tessa Hill Becca Roberts Jess Hallid...

jec :: relay

The weekend of the Junior european Champs was finished off today with the relays. For some of the juniors it was the last major event for them as a junior so wanted to go out in style. Oleg Chepelin did just that and continued his good form over the weekend by pulling out one of the fastest 2n...

jec :: 2 top 10 results for GB

the Junior European Cup continued today and GB looked to improve on yesterdays results. Oleg Cheplin & Scott Fraser did just that securing 7th & 8th place respectively. Superb races by both of them but their times, along with everybody elses times, were put into the shadow by Csaba Göein of Hunga...

ybt :: aire qualify

Last year’s winners AIRE qualified through to the final in their heat, held at CLARO’s event at Scot Gate Ash. Course wins came from Florence Haines (Orange), George Stevens (Light Green) and Jack Wood (Green) all from AIRE, with EBOR’s Zac Field winning the Yellow course. Watch this space for...

jst :: forth valley champions

Forth Valley Orienteers usurped rivals Mar OC from their position of dominance in Scottish Junior Orienteering at todays Jamie Stevenson Trophy. The JST - Scottish version of the Yvette Baker Trophy - was held in Pitmedden Forest, Fife by the Scottish Junior Squad. Teams from 11 of Scotland's ...

start :: 05/06 squad clear

Following the selection of the M/W14s the current GBR Start Squad is clear for the next year. Congratulations to you all, we look forward to reporting your successes in the future. World Class Start Programme Start Squad 2005/6 M/W17 Rhodri Buffet (W), Matt Lyle, John Rocke, David...

club :: peter palmer relays

Andrew Llewellyn of Nottingham OC was the toast of the town today after he heroically anchored NOC to Peter Palmer victory. Llewelly went our 10 minutes down on Harlequins and with Deeside breathing down his neck. However strong running saw him maintain the lead over DEE, and pass HOC comforta...

club :: YBT & JST

Coming up soon are the regional Yvette Baker Trophy matches as well as the Scottish Equivalent, the Jamie Stevenson Trophy. The JST takes place on the 11th of September at Pitmedden Forest near Perth, all clubs should now have returned the entry form so please get in touch with your club coach...

fcc :: 2006 fixtures

BOF has released the fixtures for the 2006 Futurs Champions Cup. Jan 29 - National Event 1, BKO Mar 04 - FCC Middle Race, SBOC Mar 05 - Welsh Champs, SBOC Mar 18 - JOK Chasing Sprint, JOK Mar 19 - National Event 2, SROC Apr 01 - British Champs, SEOA Apr 15 - JK Day 1, YHOA Apr 1...

gbr :: JEC Selections

The team for this year's Junior European Cup have been selected. This year's JEC is being held in Austria M20 Oleg Chepelin Scott Fraser Dan Halliday James Tullie W20 Mhairi MacKenzie Lizzie Adams M18 Duncan Coombs Andy Llewellyn Joe Mercer Douglas Tullie W18 Jessica Hallida...

6days :: day 3 roundup

Day 3 of the 2005 Scottish 6 Days competition was held on the Glen Feardar hill, to the west of that famous Royal landmark, Balmoral. Athletes were expected to contend with open land with limestone and contour features, and fast high visibility forest, all on the sides of a big hill which was ste...

6days :: day 2 roundup

Day 2 of the 2005 Scottish 6 Days competition took place at Scolty, a little to the west of the Event Centre at Crathes Castle. The area promised fast woodland with easy navigation in the form of path networks and line features. For the longer courses, there was also steep open hillside with tric...

6days :: day 1 roundup

The Scottish 6 Days 2005 competition in Royal Deeside, North East Scotland opened with a visit to Cambus O’May, a few miles north eest of Ballater and just on the southern tip of the Culblean Hill. The area promised a mix of fast undulating mature woodland and slower, open heather, and a wealth o...

jwoc :: classic

As expected the JWOC Long Distance Race was very long, very tough and very steep. And the tropical conditions with the top competitors running in the heat of the day did not make it any easier. The Girls race was a very Scandinavian dominated affair, with Norwegians taking Gold and Silver, a...

jwoc :: middle final*

Anna Persson of Sweden and Fabian Hernter of Swizterland are crowned Junior World Champions of Orienteering in the middle distance. In Switzerland two years ago a Frenchman stormed round the WOC middle distance in a time no one could quite belive, many calling it the best run ever. For a time ...

jwoc :: Jess Halliday

In a series of interviews with the JWOC athletes, we are now with Jess Halliday someone new to the Team this year and who missed out on qualifing for the A final today. [nope]: What is it like at your first JWOC? Jess Halliday: Kinda scary, but once I got a way from the hubbub it is quite a...

jwoc :: middle qualification*

It has been a mixed day today, as qualifiers always seem to be. 5 out of 12 British athletes through to the A final. As Mhairi was saying, out there was anyone’s race and so it proved, the fast terrain favouring the runners today giving an interesting set of results. No team was successful in get...

jwoc :: opens today!

JWOC Home Page JWOC Live Site In a few hours teams from the 37 nations will parade around Centro Sportivo, in Tenero South Switzerland, to announce the opening of the 2005 Junior World Championships. The athletes will then have to endure the local mayor giving a 2 paragraph too long speech, t...

jwoc :: champion Scott Fraser

What a day it has been today, we now have (un-official) Junior Sprint World Champion! Congratulations to Scott who ran a great race in a high quality field, holding off a Dane and a Swiss. Not forgetting our Jess with a superb run to get into the top 15. The whole team came along to support th...

jwoc :: cerys manning

In the first of a series of interviews with the JWOC team, we have a freshly dyed, red hair Cerys Manning up to the line to answer questions (if you have any questions you would like asked of the athlete ‘PM Seamus’ or email the team). [nope]: So what’s with the red hair? Cerys Manning: It’...

jwoc :: the first race

The GB Junior Team have arrived at their event centre and accommodation for the rest of their stay in Switzerland. After arriving in Switzerland on Thursday, for a few days of acclimatisation and preparation. Today is an unofficial Sprint race within the old town of Bellinzona. Scott Fraser an...

eyoc :: report of weekend

The EYOC must rank up there as one of the top 5 international orienteering experiences that juniors should aspire to, alongside the O-ringen, Junior Tio Mila, the big Nordic relays and JWOC. This year Britain took a developing team of 8 juniors to the European Youth Championships (EYOC) in the...

jirc:: team scores & positions

Junior Inter Regional Championships 2005 Team Scores

jirc :: weekend

This year’s junior inter-regional champs were hosted by the East Midlands. The individual races were held on Saturday at Carsington Pastures, a small area of open moorland near Matlock. The area was fast and runnable – Matt Crane managed to pre-run the M18 course in 4.5min/km – and had lots of in...

eyoc :: relay

The European youth championships concluded today with the relays. It was always going to be a tough test to beat the Czech Republic on home terrain and this was proved as they again took three out of the four titles by comfortable margins. The W16 team of Jindra HlavováMichaela Procháová Ivan...

eyoc :: classic

Today saw the classic distance race of the European Youth Orienteering Championships and it was very much a classic, with some very tough and steep terrain. Top Brit once again on M18 was Roxburgh Reivers' Douglas Tullie in 21st place with a time of 78:35 for the 9km course which had 405m of...

jirc :: individual

Provisional results from the individual race from this weekends Junior Inter Regional Championships: M14 1.Peter Hodkinson EMOA 2.George Stevens YHOA 3.Jonathan Crickmore SEOA M16 1.Jack Wood YHOA 2.Chris Smithard NWOA 3.Hector Haines YHOA M18 1.Duncan Coombs SOA 2.Rhodri Buffett...

eyoc :: sprint

The european youth championships kicked off today in Šumperk, Czech Republic with the sprint championships. It was a day of mixed fortunes for the GB team. The top result came from Ruth Holmes taking 9th spot in W18 class 1.20mins down on the winner Šáa Svobodnáho takes the title for Czech Re...

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