ESOC Long Distance gold medals to Norway and Russia

Current Middle Distance world champion, Norwegian Jørgen Baklid, and Mariya Kechkina, Russia are the new ESOC Long Distance champions at the end of a gruelling race with men’s winning times of more than 2 hours, he...

2022-01-26

ESOC Sprint Relay: comfortable win for Russia, sprint finish for silver

Russia’s first team, Marina Viatkina and Vladislav Kiselev, ended as comfortable winners of today’s race, and after a thrilling sprint finish it was silver for Sweden and bronze for Norway. Sweden’s medal-winning team wa...

2022-01-25

ESOC: Kechkina wins Middle again after 6 years; second gold for Kiselev

Today’s Middle race, held in difficult weather conditions, provided a second gold for the Russian Vladislav Kiselev who won by 17 seconds over fellow Russian Andrei Lamov. Mariya Kechkina, Russia won her fourth ESOC gold...

2022-01-24

ESOC Sprint Relay cancelled due to heavy wind – postponed to Tuesday

Due to very strong wind and a blizzard in the competition area of Chepelare, it has been decided to cancel Sundays sprint relay at the European Ski Orienteering Championships in Bulgaria. The competition should have star...

ESOC: Russians dominant on Day 1

The European SkiO Championships (ESOC) got under way today with the Sprint race, and the new European Champions are both from Russia: Marina Viatkina with victory by 1 second and Vladislav Kiselev in front by a convincin...

2022-01-22