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Sweden gold, Hungary silver in both JWOC relays

There were identical outcomes for gold and silver medals in both women’s and men’s relays in wet conditions today, with the winning margins 2.19 and 1.37 respectively. Bronze medals go to the Czech women and Swiss men. S...

Swiss and French winners in JWOC Long

Lilly Graber, Switzerland and Basile Basset, France are the new JWOC Long Distance champions. Graber, silver medalist in the Middle race, won convincingly by 48 seconds whilst Basset’s victory was by just 7 seconds. Grab...

JWOC Middle Final: huge success for Sweden

Two gold, one silver and one bronze is the impressive medal tally for Sweden today. Both Hanna Lundberg and Axel Elmblad enjoyed emphatic victories, by 1.42 and 2.13 respectively. Viktor Svensk took silver in the men’s c...

26 nations represented in JWOC Middle A-Final

In the A-Finals at Middle Distance tomorrow, 23 nations will be represented in the men’s and 18 nations in the women’s, 26 nations in all. Only the Norwegian and Swedish women’s teams have got all their six athletes into...

JWOC Sprint Golds to Denmark and Italy

The Sprint races provided demanding technical and physical challenges for the JWOC competitors today, resulting in two close finishes; Malin Agervig Kristiansson from Denmark and Francesco Mariani from Italy are the Spri...

JWOC starts on Sunday in Turkey

257 athletes from 30 nations are entered for this year’s Junior World Orienteering Championships, to be held in Kocaeli Province, Turkey in the period 5-10 September. Five days of exciting competition for age classes W20...

2021-09-02

Mid-European success in EYOC Sprint

The gold medal tally was Hungary 2, Germany 1 and Czech Republic 1 after the Sprint in Vilnius old town, Lithuania, the final race of EYOC. The Czech team had a fine day with 4 medals in all – 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bron...

EYOC Relay: gold medals to 4 nations

Four classes, gold to four nations. Athletes from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden all tasted glory today. Nine nations won medals; the highest number, silver medals in three classes, went to the Czech Republic. W16 &...

EYOC Long Distance: 3 gold medals for Finland

Finnish athletes won gold in M18, W18 and W16 in a tough Long Distance race in the European Youth Orienteering Championships near Vilnius, Lithuania. One of them, Silva Kemppi, won W16 by the big margin of 4.16. The M16 ...

Stars of the future meet in Lithuania

This weekend it’s the turn of the best M & W 18 and 16’s to be in the limelight: the annual European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) take place at Vilnius, Lithuania with athletes from 29 nations taking...

Lundberg and Hadorn win very dramatic World Cup Middle Distance

The Swedish junior Hanna Lundberg took her first World Cup victory after a perfect race when many of the favourites made big mistakes. Joey Hadorn, Switzerland, won the very tight men’s class, only three seconds ahead of...

Aebersold and Fosser win World Cup Long Distance

Simona Aebersold, Switzerland, and Kasper Fosser, Norway were strongest in the tough World Cup Long Distance competition in Idre, Sweden. Swiss runner Simona Aebersold was surprised after her victory as she expected the ...