16/02/2017 || Meeting Minutes ||News||

The minutes from the latest meetings of the IOF IT, MTBO and Regional and Youth Development Commissions are now available.


16/02/2017 || First European University Orienteering Championships will be in 2019 ||News, Newsletter||

University students can begin to set new orienteering goals, as the European University Sports Association last year decided to add orienteering to its portfolio.


14/02/2017 || Finnish success with young mappers ||News||

Through a targeted project, Finland has succeeded in getting young people interested in mapping. One of them is 19-year old Topi Syrjäläinen, whose map will be used for the Finnish Sprint Championships 2017.


13/02/2017 || Home dominance in World Masters SkiO Championships ||Arena, News||

The World Masters Ski Orienteering Championships were also held last week in Imatra, Finland, with competitors having one Long and two Middle Distance races. Medals at Middle Distance were awarded on the combined times of the two races.


12/02/2017 || European SkiO Championships: Russia and Sweden win relays ||Arena, News||

Victory went to Russia’s women and Sweden’s men in the final races of the Championships today. The women’s margin was 48 seconds, whereas the men’s race had a closer finish, 14 seconds separating first and second.


11/02/2017 || European SkiO Championships: Alexandersson back on form; first gold for Norway ||Arena, News||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden got back on the success trail today with a convincing victory by 1.33 in the Middle Distance race. In the men’s race there was a clear win for Lars Hol Moholdt, Norway, the first Norwegian medal of the Championships.


10/02/2017 || Third Sprint WOC event to be tested during 2017 ||News||

When Denmark organises the first ever Sprint WOC in July 2020 it will consist of three medal events. Two of the events are already well known from the current WOC, the third event is yet to be decided. Testing will be ongoing during 2017, and the IOF invites teams, clubs, organisers and training groups to participate in the testing.


09/02/2017 || European Ski Orienteering Championships: two Russian golds in Long race – but so close for Sweden! ||Arena, News||

The margins were minimal for the Russians Alena Trapeznikova and Andrey Lamov in the Long Distance race in Imatra, Finland today: they beat their closest Swedish challengers by 2 seconds and 1 second respectively. For Lamov, yet another triumph: his third gold medal in successive days.


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