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30/07/2009 || World Championships in foot, mountain bike and trail orienteering coming up ||News||

August is the month for World Championships. First, the world mountain bike orienteering elite will fight for the World Champion title in Ben Shemen, in the lowlands of Israel. The championships will be held 9-16 August. An IOF Mountain Bike Orienteering Event Advisers’ clinic is organised 12 August at the MTBO WOC Event Centre. After […]

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24/07/2009 || World Masters travel to Australia in October ||News||

The World Masters Orienteering Championships 2009 will be staged as part of the World Masters Games in Sydney, Australia. So far, the orienteering organisers have got entries from 27 countries, but there is still one week to go until the entry deadline of 31 July. The World Masters Games represent a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the […]

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22/07/2009 || The World Games 2013 in Colombia ||News||

The President of the International World Games Association, Ron Froehlich, announced on Tuesday that The World Games 2013 will be held in Cali, Colombia. It will be the first time that The Games are organised in South America. President of the Executive Committee of Cali, Mr Pascual Guerrero, revealed the slogan of The World Games […]

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21/07/2009 || The World Games: Thrilling mixed team relay ||News||

A most exciting mixed team relay was a worthy ending to the orienteering events at The World Games in Kaohsiung. In the relay, men ran first and third leg, and women second and fourth. The course length was same for all, 5.2 km. Russia was leading after the first leg, but made the game more […]

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19/07/2009 || The World Games: Galina overcame the challenge ||News||

Galina Vinogradova started the last leg in front and didn’t really look behind. She secured Russia’s first-ever relay victory at The World Games. Photo: Erik Borg -I looked back a couple of times, but when I passed the arena about half way round the course I realised that I could win, says Galina. The 30-year-old […]

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18/07/2009 || The World Games: Follow the relay online! ||News||

The World Games orienteering events end with mixed relay on Sunday. The event will be broadcast live online from 08:00 CET (GMT +2:00). In addition, live results and tracking will be available from the IOF homepage. To access the live video, results and tracking, please click on The World Games logo in the right-hand menu […]

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18/07/2009 || The World Games: Photos from middle distance ||News||

The World Games are held under the auspices of the International World Games Association and under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee. Middle distance winner Daniel Hubmann surrounded by local fans. Hanny Allston on her way to a new big international title. Minna Kauppi won a medal despite feeling tired. The bronze was Linnea […]

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18/07/2009 || The World Games: Daniel Hubmann’s revenge ||News||

Yesterday he lost the victory by one second, but today he left nothing to chance. Daniel Hubmann was the clear winner of the middle distance at The World Games; a race where the audience saw a lot of mistakes made by the top runners. The Russians Dmitriy Tsvetkov and Andrey Khramov finished second and third. […]

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18/07/2009 || The World Games: Hanny is definitely back ||News||

If there was any question yesterday about whether Hanny Allston is back in the game for real, today the answer is clear. The Australian sprint world champion from 2006 is on top again. She won The World Games middle distance with an impressive winning margin of over one minute. Yesterday’s winner Minna Kauppi made several […]

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18/07/2009 || The World Games: -I got the gold I wanted ||News||

There was no doubt today about who was going to win among the men. Daniel Hubmann was 33.2 seconds faster than second-best Dmitriy Tsvetkov, and the Swiss got the individual gold that has been his big ambition. -The World Games is only every fourth year. It is also a big multi-sport event, so it’s really […]

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