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fcc::club and uni results

Included in the FCC Series is a team competition for the best club and university in the qualifying rounds (i.e. scores in the FCC Final don’t count). In the club competition Nottingham OC came out miles clear with Rose Hodkinson, Alison O’Neil, Andrew Llewellyn and Colin Olivant contributing to...

tour::lithuania/ukraine

The U20 Lithuania tour, or known as pre-JWOC tour, has been selected. The athletes will be spending a week training on similar areas to those that will be used for JWOC 2006. The senior juniors have been selected to link up with the Senior Squad tour to Ukraine in advance of WOC 2007 to be hel...

eyoc::selections

The team has been announced for the EYOC (European Youth Orienteering Championships) to be held out in Sumperk, Czech Republic. This competition will give the athletes valuable international competition experience that will enable them to move forward towards JWOC. Men: Kyle Heron David Sch...

start::tour selections-updated

The selections have been announced for this summers Start Squad Coaching tours. Joe Mercer is going to Uppsala, after deciding it would be beneficial for his development to spend two weeks in Sweden in preference to the U20 Lithuania tour. With James Tullie selected JWOC and Lithuania, Dou...

jwoc::selections

Today the waiting for some was finally over, a week and a half after the final selection races the JWOC Team has been announced. Fantastic FCC final performances from Duncan Coombs, James Tullie and Matt Dickinson who took the podium on both days has seen them all selected. And joining them i...

fcc:: series updated scores

Future Champions Cup Series M20 1 255 Rhys Findlay-Robinson DEE/SHUOC 170+44+41=255 2 252 Matthew Dickinson DVO/SHUOC 150+51+51=252 3 250 Colin Olivant NOC/SHUOC 162+45+43=250 4 244 James Tullie RR/EUOC 134+55+55=244 5 230 James Bennett WCH/EUOC 145+46+39=230 6 216 Tom Bray SN/UDOC 142+37+...

fcc:: fcc final overall result

Overall Future Champions Cup Final Results Mens Day 1 4.8km Day 2 10.7km 1 Duncan Coombs 29.38 (1) 66.26 (1) 96.04 2 James Tullie 31.29 (2) 70.56 (2) 102.25 3 Matt Dickinson 32.52 (3) 72.54 (3) 105.46 4 Colin Olivant 33.39 (6) 75.36 (8=) 109.15 5 Rhys Findlay-Robinson 33.47 (7) 75.38 (10) 1...

fcc:: classic final

Another hot day was waiting for the Future Champions Cup finalists, many of whom had arrived early to spectate at the World Cup races. The courses were rather daunting for the younger runners, many of whom had never run a race as far as these classic races – 8.2km for the women and 10.7km for th...

fcc:: middle final

As Saturday afternoon heated up, the World Cup Relay Arena became the setting for the first middle distance stage of the 2005 Future Champions Cup Final. The Old Windmill Hill section of the World Cup map was used, again providing a big physical challenge for such short courses requiring on the ...

fcc:: the finalists

All finalists should receive their invitation within a couple of days. Here is the list of qualifiers. well done!! W20 1 Cerys Manning 2 Alison O'Neil 2 Lizzie Adams 4 Helen Gardner 5 Kirsten Strain 6 Hazel Tant 6 Elizabeth Bridge 8 Anya Crocker 9 Frances Beedie 10 Si...

fcc::updated scores

FCC scores have been updated after the EBOR event at the weekend. With just the British Championships to go there are still places up for grabs in the final, and the positions are likely to change before the final list of selected athletes is decided. But the top seeds in each age group have alre...

fcc::barnscliffe

The penultimate junior START selection race took place at Barnscliff, a typical Yorkshire forest consisting of steep slopes covered in low visibility forest with a flat plateau containing rough undergrowth. The race was also an FCC race for the 18’s. Congratulations to all class winners, partic...

start::trossachs

As well as being an FCC race for the older juniors, yesterdays SOL at the trossachs was the first of this years selection races for the START squad and summer tours. In the M16 class Jack Wood was the only guy to beat JWOC medallist Alison O'Neil, and he comfortably won the course five minutes...

fcc::standings after races 1&2

Two of last year's FCC Series winners, Alison O'Neil & Scott Fraser (both Edinburgh University), took maximum points from this weekends opening races setting them up well for the season ahead. Other EUOC members are also not too far behind, in the W20 class Kirsten Strain is in 2nd place with 99...

fcc::trossachs

The trossachs, for the uninitiated, are one of the toughest orienteering areas in the World, let alone Britain. Steep slopes, big hills, deep (as in Tullie-eating!) heather, swamp-like marshes and base-jumpable cliffs. And that was just the walk to start. Round two of this years FCC was a ent...

wc::young orienteers festival

Bank Holiday Monday 2 May 2005 Battersea Park, South London Young orienteers from around the country will be able to compete in this national festival, which will be held in conjunction with the World Cup Sprint Final. Young people will be able to rub shoulders with the world’s top orient...

eng::juniors for interland

Please find below the selections for the Juniors who will be invited to represent England in the forthcoming Interland International to be held near Antwerp in February. M14 Robert Gardner (OD) Peter Hodkinson (NOC) George Stevens (AIRE) W14 Julia Blomquist (BAOC) catherine Bu...

sco::junior squad for 2005

The 2005 Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad has been announced and shows emphasis on the younger age classes with 8 new members being invited to join the squad. They will be looking to improve on a good year where they finished a close 2nd overall to the North West at the JIRCs, sharing the Indi...

eng::jhi selection details

English Orienteering Council Junior Selection Policy – Ward Junior Home International 2005 Selection for the England team for the Ward Junior Home International to be held in September in South Wales will be based on results in the following races: JK Days 1 and 2 WMOA 26 and 27th Marc...

YBT - Final

The climax of the junior season and the hardest fought team competition in junior orienteering is, of course, the Yvette Baker Trophy, this year hosted by Walton Chasers on Milford, Cannock chase. Octovanian Droobers are this years YBT champions, after class victories from William Gardner (Yel...

Lakeside Weekend

The annual Lakeside weekend for M/W16s was held this weekend in the Lake District. Over 100 juniors and coaches from nearly all the UK regions were there for a weekend of fun and training on quality Lakeland areas. Saturday was spent on High Dam, just above the Lakeside YMCA National Centre where...

British Schools Championships

Around 700 competitors turned out at yesterdays British Schools Orienteering Championships, held at Sandringham Country Park. Times, as expected, were fast and winning margins were tight with lost seconds meaning lost places. One of the biggest winning margins was that of Andrew Llewellyn who w...

JWOC 2005 Venues

For all Interested & Potential JWOC competitors Thanks to an eagle eyed James Williams for spotting the news...and it confirms the rumours the GB Team were told. From the JWOC Website. Location of JWOC competitions published (09-11-2004 - ) After IOF approval, we are allowed to let you...

YBT Update

After the last two regional qualifying matches last weekend we now know all the clubs which have won through to the Yvette Baker Trophy Final. A record number of 15 clubs representing all the English regions will be battling it out at the WCH - organised final on December 5th. SW: SARUM, SE:...

British Schools Score Champs

The British Schools Score Championships was held in Kingsbury Water Park on Saturday. 377 happy students from lots of schools competed to see who could get the 29 controls in any order in the quickest time. As in true British Schools style the event was not too challenging to encourage participat...

JEC photos and report

Photos from JEC are now available in the gallery. A report by Chris Poole, sometime TNS, now seemingly a defector, is available here.

JEC Relay Gold

Results are filtering through from the JEC relays. Watch this article for updates as we get them. Men 1. GBR (Chris Sellens, Mark Nixon, Graham Gristwood) 2. RUS 3. RUS 7. GBR 17. GBR 20. GBR Women 1. SUI 2. CZE 3. NOR 10. GBR (Suzy Robertson, Ruth Holmes, Cerys Manning 12. GBR ...

JEC Gold!

More top results from GB junior team. This years JEC is looking like being one of the most successful ever from a British point of view, after they took another three medals today. Mark Nixon pipped Graham for top position on M20, while Mhairi took silver on W20. After speaking to coach Ch...

JEC Silver for Scott

Great Britain got off to a fantastic start at the Junior European cup this evening. Scott Frasers second place led the British team, backed up by 4th places for Mark Saunders and Mhairi Mackenzie, 6th for Mark Nixon and 8th for Ruth Holmes. Men 1. Christian Mathys SUI11.24 2. Scott Frase...

JEC Kicks Off!

In just minutes time the 2004 edition of the Junior European Cup will kick into action in the South East of England. Formerly the Six Nations competition, JEC is essentially a team competition consisting of a classic race and relay, with each nation’s top runners scoring points towards the Nat...

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