21. 7. 2021

Lost and Founds

All the lost and found properties from the arenas, quarantines and accommodation of the WOC 2021 are stored by the Organisers and are in this gallery. If you recognize any of your property, please let know Jana Kubátová – for planning the pick up. Organisers

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13. 7. 2021

Thank You! See you in 2022!

Thank You! See you in 2022!   The closing ceremony in Heřmánky made the World Orienteering Championships 2021 come to its end. Seven days, seven races, five of them with a medal finish, every single one completely different from the others. Four racing arenas taking the WOC circus to various […]

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9. 7. 2021

Alexandersson and Fosser the fastest in the infinite labyrinth of sandstones

A tough and challenging long distance course in the sandstones tested the orienteering skills of all runners. High speed, strength, endurance, and ideal route choices determined the new world champions: Tove Alexandersson of Sweden and Kasper Harlem Fosser representing Norway. The 2021 World Championships have come to an end with […]

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IOF WOC Clinic supporting smaller o-nations

There are 39 nations at the start of WOC 2021 including countries from North and South America, Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia. The Championship is not only an opportunity to celebrate the best runners, but it also gives a chance to promote orienteering and include countries where orienteering does not […]

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8. 7. 2021

For teams: new information about the long

Dear Team officials, after today’s dark race and not positive weather forecast for Friday we have decided to move the start of Men’s race 15 minutes earlier. Please check the startlist when published. After some issues with wet maps due to broken plastic bag we’ve decided to provide you the possibility to […]

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Bergman finished for another relay gold for Sweden

The Swedes seem to be almost unbeatable at the championships. The men’s relay team consisting of Ridefelt, Lind, and Bergman matched the Swedish women’s team performance and finished for the gold. The race was much more dramatic than the women’s. The Swedes took the lead only in the third leg […]

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Clear win for Sweden in women´s relay

Swedish women relay team (Risby, Hagström, Alexandersson) was the fastest in the unique terrain of sandstone towers and formations in the landscape area of Kokořínsko. They finished more than two minutes and a half ahead of silver Switzerland (Roos, Hauswirth, Aebersold). The dramatic fight for the bronze medal ended up […]

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6. 7. 2021

Middle distance gold for Alexandersson and Kyburz

Swiss runner Matthias Kyburz is the new world champion in the middle distance! He managed to finish the 5.4 km long course in a very demanding terrain of constant rock fields and granite boulders in 39:31, more than four minutes behind the expected winning time. “It’s been five years since […]

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