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pwt :: race 2

David Brickhill-Jones secured another 3rd place in the second round of the PWT at the weekend, while JWOC-sprint hopeful Scott Fraser raised his game to take 6th spot exactly a minute behind winner Cristian Nielsen. In the womens race Kajsa Nillson made it two from two, while Claire Ward finished...

xc :: stevenson in danish win

Jamie Stevenson showed he is in top running form by winning the Danish Short Course Cross Country Championships at the weekend. See results here

wc :: world cup 2007 revealed

The World Cup is dead... long live the World Cup! The World Cup Finals in France this October will make the end of an era for the IOF World Cup. As of next year the World Cup will be relaunched in a new format, taking in major existing races rather than special rounds. As such events like O...

pwt :: race 1

The first Park World Tour of 2006 took place in the heart of Palermo, Sicily, Italy today. In the Womens class it was Swedish victory by Kajsa Nilsson. Claire Ward showed that the training in her new home of Hallsberg, Sweden (remember the mud-bath Oringen in 2000?) is coming into fruition with a...

cf :: race #1 results

Race 1 of the Orienteering Today Catching Features World Series has been volided due to to technical issues, but many people ran without any technical problems, however many of these people may have experienced navigational problems. The full results list can be found HERE

cf :: world series #1

Race 1 of the Orienteering Today Catching Features World Series has been voided, due to the number of people experiencing technical problems. A 9th race will be added on the end of the series, so it will still be best 6 out of 8 races. Never played Catching Features before? Check out the w...

ot :: orienteers of 2005

Thierry Gueorgiou of France and Simone Niggli-Luder of Switzerland have been crowned Orienteers of the Year for 2005 in a poll of Orienteering Today subscribers. It was unsurprising that having claimed another full set of Gold medals at the World Championships in Japan, the Female orienteer of...

Variant Cup 2006 - Bulgaria

Hello everybody, I'll be glad to tell you about this competition . It will be placed round town-Targovishte, Bulgaria. From 22 to 24th April 2006 with Middle, Sprint and Long distances. It is one of the biggest competitions here and our country have it's own beauties,which everybody likes. I'll ...

event :: spring cup update

News Bullettin 4 has been released by the organisers of the Danish Spring Cup. See earlier bullettins at springcup.dk Winners ------- Remember who won last year? Which club has won Women's Open in 2002? Check out the Winners page with elite winners of the the past 5 years here. Country...

www :: OrienteeringOnline back

We are happy to report that our friends over in Slovenia have restarted their OrienteeringOnline website, with its usual blend of news, interviews and interesting observations with a slightly quirky Eastern European slant. Well worth a visit, they are currently featuring an interview with the ...

iuf :: unicycle orienteering

The 13th World Unicycle Championships will be held in Bern, Switzerland next year at the end of July, and orienteering is on the programme!!! Other events include racing disciplines, such as the 100m, 400m, 800m, 4 x 100m relay and 10km. There are also many “freestyle” disciplines as well as ...

clubs :: orienteering transfer

The orienteering season has just about come to an end for 2005 and that means the transfer market is open! Norway's Bækkelagets SPK (Club of internationally retired legends Bjørnar Valstad and Hanne Staff, plus our very own Dan Marston) have embraced this period, embarking on a signing frenzy: ...

pwt :: final stage in yuxi

The fith and final round of the 2005 Park World Tour was contested today in Yuxi. "Today's race offered tough climbs and a forest course totally different from the four previous ones here in China" pwt.org In the Women's race Tatiana Riabkina took here fourth straight victory, it has been an i...

pwt :: hangzhou

The penultimate PWT stage for 2005 raced through the Hangzhou Botanic Garden with some of the trickiest orienteering so far. Tatiana Riabkina took her third succesive win by just 3 seconds over Norwegian JWOC champion Elise Egseth. The pair were well ahead of the field with Sweden's Helena Jan...

pwt :: jinhau

The PWT today saw Thursday's victors repeat their results with both Øystein Kvaal Østerbø & Tatiana Riabkina claiming their second wins of the week. Leaving herself with the slightest possibility of claiming the overall PWT title with 2 races remaining, Riabkina ran to a solid rather than spe...

pwt :: suzhou

The 2nd of 5 PWT final races in China was held very early this morning in Suzhou. The city park has been used before by the Park World Tour, and offers a host of exciting challenges including lots of water features, ornemental gardens and evern a roller-coaster. On her PWT debut Tatiana Riabki...

win :: orienteering today quiz

The Quiz for 10 FREE One-Year Subscriptions of the independent international magazine Orienteering Today will begin in two weeks on 15th November. The rules In 30 days Orienteering Today will ask on the website www.orienteeringtoday.com fifteen orienteering related questions and person with ...

pwt :: shanghai

The final round of this years Park World Tour kicked off in the Chinese city of Shanghai today. Ewan McCarthy and Dan Marston make up the British contingent of the tour, but it was David "BJ" Brickhill-Jones who fared best, coming in 4th behind the young Swedish star Martin Johansson and two old...

nor :: blodslitet

The Blodslitet, translated as The Blood Race, is an annual ultra-long orienteering race held by Fredrikstad Ski Klubb in South East Norway. The event attracts quite an international field and is often seen as the last big individual race on the Scandinavian callender. This is a serious tough comp...

swe :: the mighty tuna

Stora Tuna IK of Borlänge, Sweden, are possibly the most amazingly fatastic club in the world. But they have now got even better. Anna Mårsell will be joining the Swedish Relay Champions in the new year. Anna took 4th place in the WOC middle distance in Japan this year, and was 5th in the ...

iof :: mirc-O out of woc

MicrO is off the menu for the World Orienteering Championships next year in Denmark The IOF Council decision made in Japan states that the implementation of the MicrO concept in the Middle Distance at next year’s World Orienteering Championships is conditioned upon an agreement of comprehensive ...

british aussie -> aussie brit

(text by Ewan McCarthy) Hold the back page. Hold the front page. Hold all the Queen’s horses. Nothing will rouse the Commonwealth more than this. Australian national team star David Brickhill-Jones has confirmed his intentions to run for Great Britain from next year. The 24-year-old who was...

iof :: micr-o training guide

The IOF has published a Micr-O training guide, it gives details of the new format to allow potential WOC runners a chance to sample this new and untested format. Many elite competitors feel that there may be an unfair edvantage towards athletes who competed in the Nordic Championships, as it i...

event :: Night Mirc-O Premier

Stora Tuna IK, one of the World's biggest orienteering clubs from Borlänge - Sweden, held the first ever Night Micr-O on Wednesday. Nearly 50 juniors took part in the training event, planned by ex-GBR and Swedish team coach Göran Andersson. If you read Swedish you can find out more on Tuna's home...

25manna :: Kalevan Rasti win *

Kalevan Rasti win the 2005 25 manna. IT was a close fought battle with the leaders changing regularly during the race but Kalevan Rasti always stayed in with the leading pack. They jumped back and fourth from the lead but stayed at the front when it mattered, on the last leg! A relay. With 25...

wcup :: Relay results

The World Cup concluded today with the Relays. It is to be the last time for GB's Heather Monro so women in particular were looking to do extra well. The whole team put in solid displays to allow Heather to bring the womens team back in 7th place & 5th 1st team home. The win was taken pradictably...

wcup :: Long Results

The world cup final continued today with the Long Final. Simone Niggli Luder continued her dominance with another victory today completing the 10.3km course over 4mins quicker than anyone else in a time of 65.18mins. Norways Anne Margrethe Hausken was the closest challenger to Simone with Vroni K...

wcup:: silver & bronze for GBR

Matt Crane & Helen Winskill continued their fine form following top 10 results in Monday's Middle race to take Silver & Bronze respectively in today's World Cup Sprint final in Cervara, Italy. Matt finished just over 40 seconds behind the WOC Sprint Silver medalist, Daniel Hubmann of Switzer...

wcup :: three in top 10 for gb

The World Cup Finals began in earnest yesterday with two races in one day for the middle distance competitors. After a short - 20 minute - qualifier runners had just a few short hours to prepare for the final. Top Brit was Heather Monro who qualified well, winning her heat, and came 7th in the...

wcup:: World Cup Finals

This week sees the conclusion of the International season with the world cup finals. The program is as follows. Monday 3rd October Middle Qual and Middle Final Tuesday 4th October Sprint Qual Wednesday 5th October Sprint Final Thursday 6th October Long Final Saturday 8th Octob...

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