World Cup News

Presentation of 2023 Orienteering World Cup program

We just concluded the second round of the Orienteering World Cup 2021 held in Idre Fjäll, Sweden. Where we were treated to some fantastic events with thrilling head-to-head battles in the forests of the nordic mountains....

Double Swedish victories in the World Cup Relay

Sweden came away with the victories in both the men’s and women’s Relays, which concluded the second World Cup Round in Idre Fjäll. The Swedish women won ahead of Russia in second place and Finland in third, whilst the m...

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 ...

Moving days in the Orienteering World Cup

The second round of the Orienteering World Cup starts this Thursday August 12th at the Swedish mountain resort Idre Fjäll. The program includes a long distance competition on Thursday, a middle distance competition on Sa...

Swiss and Swedish athletes dominate top World Cup standings

Two individual races and a Relay made up Round 1, just completed in Switzerland, and the resulting Individual Standings emphasise the dominance of the Swedish women and Swiss men in the two competitions. The top 13 in th...

2021-05-17

Double victory for Sweden in Sprint

Tove Alexandersson won her second gold medal in 2 days in a very tight women’s race, whilst Emil Svensk took a convincing win with a 13-second margin in the men’s race in a rainy Neuchâtel. Alexandersson finished just 5 ...

2021-05-16

Alexandersson and Kyburz are Knock-Out Sprint Champions

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Matthias Kyburz, Switzerland are the first-ever KO-Sprint European Champions after a day of intense racing in the narrow streets, passages and not least steep stairways of central Neuchâtel...

2021-05-15

Qualifiers from fifteen nations for KO-Sprint

Sweden and Switzerland are the top nations in terms of qualifying numbers for the KO-Sprint Quarter-finals tomorrow, both with 14 athletes through. Norway comes next with 11. The top 12 finishers in each of today’s 6 qua...

2021-05-14

Clear win for Switzerland in Sprint Relay

Just as in the European Championships 3 years ago, also in Switzerland, the home nation took the gold medals in the Sprint Relay, with silver for Sweden and bronze for Norway. The gaps at the finish were 55 seconds and 1...

2021-05-13

A hugely anticipated European Championships!

These Corona times demand special arrangements for holding major Orienteering events. The successful World SkiO Championships in Estonia at the end of February proved that it can be done, and a similar formula will apply...

2021-05-11

Idre Fjäll presents prize to Teams World Cup winner

Idre Fjäll, Sweden, is not only the destination of the second round of the World Cup 2021 but will also present the overall prize for the Team Orienteering World Cup. The winning team will be rewarded with a training cam...