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Swedish Elite Series

This weekend saw rounds 4 and 5 of the Swedish OK Kå Website

PWT Round 3 Results

Results just in from PWT Round 3, yet again top results for GB came from Sarah Rollins and Nick Barrable. Women: 1.Brozkova Dana CZE 22.30,1 2.Macuchova Zuzana CZE 22.34,4 3.Rollins Sarah GBR 22.49,4 4.Dahl Dorte DEN 23.05,3 5.Hau...

PWT Rounds 3&4

PWT top guns Ropek and Omeltchenko meet in Czech. Comeback for Lucie Böat premiere in Slovakia. PROSTEJOV. Three of the biggest stars of the Orienteering Park World Tour turn up again when the Tour comes to the Czech Republic and Slovakia this weekend. Czech crowd favourite Rudolf Ropek, PW...

Norwegain Spring

Its a couple of weeks ago now, but the Norwegian season opener in the Oestfold region of Norway provided some fast and furious racing. In the individual SolRenningen competition Hanne Staff and Holger Hott Johansen took the Elite honours. Holger was one of many runners to leave Olso based Bae...

TioMila - Men's Relay

As in the women's relay there was only one team leading for much of the race. This team however weren't going to be caught - Halden SK won by 10 minutes to take the Tio Mila for the 6th time in 8 years. The first leg, 11km starting just before sunset saw some fantastic British performances. A...

TioMila - Women's Relay

It was a flourish of fantastic final leg performances that shaped an exciting women's relay at the Tio-Mila this afternoon. Having led for much of the race, IK Hakarpspojkarna were finally chased down by the Ulricehamns duo of Jenny Johansson & Simone Niggli-Luder. Johansson, on 4th leg, climbe...

Stigtomta Relay

This weekend saw OK Häen’s Stigtomta Relay take place near Nykögs, very close to next weekends Tio Mila. The men’s relay has a slightly unusual format. The relay started at 21:00 Friday night, were the first three night legs are run. 9.5km, 9.5km then 7.8km. The relay then stops for the night...

Kolmardenskavlen

Last weekend saw a major relay take place near Stockholm in Sweden. Most of the top Nordic clubs used the relay as a test for TioMila, held in a similar area in three weeks time. Mats Haldin anchored Halden to victory in the mens race ahead of the 'in form' Kristiansand OK, winners of the Spr...

Spring Cup Relay

Spring Cup Relay The first Scandinavian relay of the season saw normal service resume. The women’s relay was dominated by Ulricehamns OK of Sweden. Their team of Simone Niggli-Luder (four times world champion), Jenny Johansson (Spring Cup Classic winner and Swedish International) and Martina F...

Spring Cup Classic success

Spring Cup Weekend The second race of the Spring Cup weekend has been and gone. The standard for the classic race was much higher than the previous day’s night race due to the status of World Ranking Event. Nine of the world’s top 25 ranked men ran in H21E1 (slightly longer than H21E2), and ...

Spring Cup Night Success

Spring Cup Weekend This weekend sees the first race of the Scandinavian season, and a large number of Brits have made the trip over to Denmark. Many people are competing for composite British teams, but a number of people are competing for their Scandinavian clubs, for which Sundays relay is ...

PWT Round 2

Britain took two 3rd places from the 2nd round of the PWT in Lecce. A much flatter course saw closer times than in the previous two races. Britains Nick Barrable snatched 3rd place from Finn Måen Boströy just 0.2 seconds to secure his first PWT podium place. Johan Näan was the winner as he beat...

PWT Round 1

Initial Results Women 1. Simone Luder SUI 20:26,2 2. Jenny Johansson SWE 21:27,3 3. Gunilla Svä SWE 22:56,6 4. Sarah Rollins GBR 5. Karolina A. Høard SWE 6. Helen Bridle GBR 7. Ingunn Fristad NOR 8. Anne Margreth...

PWT Qualifiers

As expected all the GB Women qualified from the PWT heats in the mountain village of Sant'Agata di Puglia. Times were well spread and the heat winners all won with a minute to spare. Clare Ward took second place in Heat 1, 2 minutes behind last years Bronze medalist from the sprint at the W...

PWT 2004 Preview

The Park World Tour kicks off tomorrow (9th March) in the Italian area of Puglia. Great Britain has sent a team of 10 athletes. Tomorrow sees the first qualification race, with the top 8 in each heat going through to the first race on Thursday. In the womens race there are only 10 in each heat...

Nope meets Mats Troeng

Mats Troeng was an unusual name on the start list this weekend, so we caught up with the Swedish International and Ultimate O-Geek (he wrote WinSplits!) to find out more: Nopesport: Well, I guess we should start with the first question most people had was, why are you here? Its hardly a class...

Spring Cup Update

Final details and start lists are now available on the Spring Cup website

UK Runners Wanted

Arboga OK are a Swedish club, looking for talented foriegn runers to strengthen their teams for the Nordic relay league, and also to provide training opportunities for young athletes. Although their recent results have been quite poor, in the early eighties they were one of the most successful...

Portugal O-Meet

The annual Portugal O Meet took place last weekend in the Alentejo region 200km east of Lisbon. The 4 day competition, that is held on Carnival weekend, started with a short race, followed by 2 classic races and ended with a town race. As usual there were a number of Brits at the races. Top ...

jamiestevenson.com

Nopesport has been made aware in the last few days of a new website, www.jamiestevenson.com. Created and run by our very own World Champion, this new site so far features news on what Jamie has been up to lately, as well as a photo gallery and training diary. Stories so far include reports on hi...

Spring Cup Prizes

In a recent edition of the Spring Cup 2004 newsletter the Prize Committee were pleased announce that they will focus on "quallity prizes for all this year" There are cash prizes for the top 3 in 21E of 3000DKr, 2000DKr and 1000DKr. Plus 1500DKr, 1000DKr and 500DKr for the top 3 in the junior...

Ski WOC

The Ski-Orienteering World Championships were held in Åarna, Sweden, from the 9th-16th of February. Disappointingly there were no athletes representing Great Britain. For full results, splits, photos and maps check out the Ski WOC website

Trofeo Costa Blanca

Every year, when the days are short and the joys of Christmas are a distant memory the thoughts of the top orienteers turn to the coming season. With the UK Cup starting in two weeks and the international season opening at Spring Cup in 6 weeks its time to put the winter training to the test wit...

Nordic Champs

At a meeting of the Nordic federations in Helsinki the Nordic Open Championships were allocated to Denmark for 2007 and Finland in 2009. They have already been allocated to Telemark in Norway next year, after the original hosts Denmark pulled out, citing organising the European Champs this year ...

ski O - WMSOC and EYSOC

In the World Masters Ski Orienteering Peter Walling(NOR) was 21st in H40 and Gareth Buffet(SWOC) was 49th in H55. in the European Youth Ski Orienteering Championships Rhodri Buffet(SWOC) was 24th in H17. full results and maps can be found here http://www.tutka.net/~mikaha/english/INDEX.HTM

Ski-O NOC Relay

After winning 7/8 classes in the individual it seemed a certainty that Sweden would take glory in the relays. But what would Norways gold winning team of 2003 have to say about that? In the end the results reflected the previous days classic race: Sweden in both junior classes and in the seni...

Ski-O NOC Classic

M20E Swedens Erik Söhjelm takes his second gold 1 minute ahead of Norways Eirik Watterdal who was disqualified in the sprint final. Bronze goes to another Swede, Joel Sjöder. A mention is deserved by 14th place Nicola Giovanelli of italy, the only non- scandy in the class. In W20E it was a S...

ski-o NOC Sprint

It was a Swedish white out in Firdays sprint distance event. After a morning qualifier only eight skiers raced in each final, with a swede winning every race. M20 saw Erik Söhjelm triumph by 17 seconds, while in W20 Monica Lund won by a similar margin. Competition was fierce in the senio...

ski-o:Nordic Champs

This weekend sees the start of the International ski-o season with the Nordic Championships taking place at Skei in Norway. Friday sees the sprint race, Saturday the Classic and Sunday the relay. There is no British presence at the championships but there are teams from Norway, Sweden, Finlan...

WOC 05 Japan - Training

2005 may seem a long time away but already some of the world’s elites are getting their training in the new and exciting terrain of Aichi. Great Britain’s men’s performance team, Jon Duncan, Dan Marston and Jamie Stevenson who won the bronze medal at this years WOC in Switzerland made the 6000 mi...

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