WMTBOC: Middle Distance Golds for Foliforova and Pökälä

Svetlana Foliforova, neutral athlete from Russia, and home athlete Samuel Pökälä both won their second gold medals of the championships today in the Middle Distance race, by margins of 28 and 47 seconds respectively. The...

2021-06-14

Gold medals to Hara and Bogar at the WMTBOC Sprint

The second day of the World MTB Orienteering Championships continued with the sprint competition in Seinäjoki, Finland. The courses started in a largely forested area where demands in addition to finding the right route ...

2021-06-13

First-time Gold for Pökälä and Foliforova at the WMTBOC Mass Start

With the latest international mountainbike orienteering event 2 years in the past, it was a welcome and exciting return to sport when the initial competition of the World MTB Orienteering Championships kicked off in Kuor...

2021-06-12

Athlete Advisory Group Elections open

The next step towards improved athlete representation in the IOF starts today, with the elections for the Athlete Advisory Groups. In the new structure, each discipline will have an Athlete Advisory Group (AAG), voted fo...

Top MTB Orienteers heading for World Championships in Finland

Almost all the world’s top-ranked MTBO athletes are entered for this year’s World MTB Orienteering Championships (WMTBOC), to be held in Kuortane in western Finland from 12th to 17th June. The event is also the first rou...

2021-06-08