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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All favourites succeeded in the hilly middle distance Q

The third medal race day and the second individual race day has started at a hilly venue near Smržovka in the Jizera mountains. Fifteen fastest runners from each heat and another 13 men and eleven women selected according to the criteria supporting the equal representation of nations qualified for the […]

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4. 7. 2021

Sweden lead sprint relay from start to finish

The world fastest legs sprinted through the streets of Doksy. The Swedish relay team Alexandersson, Svensk, Bergman and Hagström confirmed their dominance over the rest of the starting field and confidently reached for gold. Teams of Switzerland, Norway, the United Kingdom, Denmark and the Czech Republic competed for other precious […]

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