BJ is back
David Brickhill-Jones has been kept out of competition by a series of injuries in recent years but made a comeback at the British Sprint Champs in early May, qualifying as a heat winner with only Graham Gristwood and Scott Fraser going faster, in other heats. In the final he could only manage 16th place, more than 2 minutes down on British Sprint Champion, Scott Fraser.
This was enough to convince the selectors to give BJ a shot at the World Cup Sprint race being held in conjunction with The Open Nordic Orienteering Championships in Salo, Finland, 10th June.
At the Finnish Champs BJ again qualified as a heat winner (=with former World Champion Jani Lakanen) but went on to back this up with another great race in the final. Nopesport wishes him well for Salo!
H21 : 3,4 km
(Lähti: 52, Keskeytti: 0, Hylätty: 9) 1. Tero Föhr VeVe 11.49 2. Tuomas Tervo RR 11.50 +1 3. Mats Haldin IFKGötebor 11.55 +6 4. David Brickhill-Jones Lynx 12.00 +11 5. Petteri Muukkonen VeVe 12.15 +26 6. Vesa Taanila IkNV 12.18 +29 7. Antti Anttonen VaajTe 12.26 +37 8. Matti Kivelä Delta 12.34 +45 9. Jarkko Huovila TP 12.43 +54 10. Hannu Airila KR 12.46 +57
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