World Cup News

Speakers Corner 2021 – #7 Andrine and #8 Tim

In Speakers Corner you will meet some of the best orienteers in the world. Per Forsberg, the Event Director of World Cup 2021 Idre Fjäll, has invited both interesting and successful athletes for a longer conversation abo...

Speakers Corner 2021

In Speakers Corner you will meet some of the best orienteers in the world. Per Forsberg, the Event Director of Orienteering World Cup Round 2 – 2021 in Idre Fjäll, has invited both interesting and successful athlet...

World Cup 2022 program

The Covid-19 pandemic has during 2020 caused plenty of cancellations and lots of turbulence. Programs for Championships and the World Cup have been changed and altered several times. The World Cup consortium, consisting ...

Special Rules for the World Cup 2021

As the World Cup features different competition formats from year to year with different requirements, it’s not easy to shape universal rules for all competitions. The World Cup Special Rules are made from scratch every ...

2020-12-28

World Cup in Estonia 2022 offers the best examples of Estonian terrain

The World Cup 2022 will include a round in Rakvere in Estonia. The event will also have the status of European World Championships and will include long distance, middle distance and a relay. The event was originally pla...

2020-12-26

World Cup Relay and Team competitions: 5 distinct phases

The Individual competition has always been foremost in the World Cup, but Relays and Team competitions have also been included – although not in all years. There have been 5 distinct phases: Individual World Cup competit...

2020-12-22

World Cup 1986-2019: Daniel Hubmann the most outstanding athlete

Biggest star ever in the men’s World Cup is Daniel Hubmann, Switzerland, who holds the record for the number of overall World Cup victories, six in all, won between 2008 and 2015. His compatriot Matthias Kyburz has won f...

2020-12-21

World Cup 1986-2019: two women athletes supreme

Simone Niggli, Switzerland and Tove Alexandersson, Sweden are two legendary names in World Cup history. Niggli dominated the World Cup results between 2002 and 2013, achieving top spot overall 9 times; Alexandersson has ...

2020-12-20

The World Cup – 25 editions since 1986

  First staged in 1986, the official IOF World Cup in Orienteering has very successfully recognised athletes’ performance over a full season, in a variety of race formats on varied types of terrain all over the worl...

2020-12-17

Get to know Verein Swiss Cup

The World Cup is managed by a consortium consisting of two parts; the IOF and Verein Swiss Cup. The latter is a Swiss organization which has been organizing events and developing orienteering since 2004. The organization...

2020-12-15

New World Cup page

Interesting and relevant information about the Orienteering World Cup is now gathered at a dedicated part of the IOF website. Take a look by clicking on World Cup above alternatively; https://orienteering.sport/worldcup-...

2020-12-14

World Cup 2021 – Back on track

After the cancelled 2020 season, the World Cup is back for 2021. The program is strong and the World Cup Consortium is proud to present organisers keen to arrange good competitions. Orienteering World Cup 2020: Comp. Dat...