World Cup News

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...

IOF Training Camp at Idre Fjäll in August 2022 – an opportunity for ambitious athletes

Idre Fjäll is an orienteering hub in Sweden offering demanding terrain in a wilderness environment. The World Cup round 2 in 2021 was held here and the results showed how challenging the terrain is. The IOF has an ambiti...

New World Ranking Awards

This month sees the launch of annual IOF World Ranking Awards, a scheme to recognise the highest ranked athletes in all four disciplines per region. The World Ranking leaders on the 1st of December each year in each of I...

Finland wins a close CX80 MTBO Team World Cup

The final competitions of the international MTB orienteering season took place today with a mixed relay in the CX80 MTBO World Cup and European MTB Orienteering Championships , and relays in the European Junior and Youth...

2021-10-10

CX80 MTBO World Cup: overall wins for Svetlana Foliforova and Simon Braendli

Neither rider won a medal in the Long Distance today, but Foliforova retained her top placing to win by just 5 points, whilst Braendli’s win yesterday at Middle Distance was decisive in giving him the lead. The Dane Cami...

Middle golds to Denmark and Switzerland

Nikoline Splittorff, Denmark and Simon Braendli, Switzerland are the Middle Distance champions, winning by 16 seconds and 2.02 respectively. This is 22-year-old Splittorff’s first individual win at international level; f...

MTB Orienteers of all ages converge on Portugal

Challenging competition for the MTBO elite of all ages takes place in Portugal over the coming few days. The headline event is the European MTBO Championships and the final round of the CX80 World Cup; European Junior an...

2021 World Cup: big success for Sweden

With the final race now run, Sweden is top country in terms of numbers of runners in the top 20 in the 2021 World Cup standings, with 7 men and 7 women. Switzerland takes second place with 6 men and 5 women. Both countri...

World Cup Sprint Relay win for Norway

An exciting Sprint Relay in which the lead changed several times was won by Norway in a sprint finish, with Sweden finishing just 5 seconds behind. This was good enough to give Sweden overall victory in the Team World Cu...

Cortina Sprint Relay will decide the Team World Cup

Now that the best individual orienteers of the year have been awarded it is time to award the best nation in the Team World Cup. And there is still some excitement left. Sweden has a lead going into the final competition...

Favourites to the fore in World Cup Final

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Kasper Harlem Fosser, Norway were worthy winners of today’s Middle Distance, meaning that both end the season in top position in the 2021 World Cup standings. The women’s race was in doubt ...

Tove and Kasper power ahead in the World Cup Final Long Distance

Today’s Long Distance competition at the Orienteering World Cup Final in Cansiglio, Italy will be remembered for 2 dominating performances by Tove Alexandersson of Sweden and Kasper Harlem Fosser of Norway in winni...