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10/08/2010 || Familiar names in the top spots in European Trail Orienteering Championships ||News||

Competitors from 17 countries took part in the European Trail Orienteering Championships in Bollnäs, Sweden. The top ten placings went to nine different countries, but the winners came from traditional trail orienteering nations. In the Open Class, Hannu Niemi from Finland won before Marit Wiksell, Sweden, and Clive Allen, Great Britain. The Paralympic Class winner […]

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08/08/2010 || World Orienteering Championships: Double sprint gold for Switzerland ||News||

The 2010 Sprint World Champions are both Swiss: Simone Niggli and Matthias Mueller. This is Simone’s 16th World Championships gold medal.   Photo: Erik Borg It was a very tight race for first place in the women’s class, with only 0.7 seconds separating Simone and last year’s champion Helena Jansson, Sweden, at the finish line. […]

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07/08/2010 || World Masters Orienteering Championships: Six double gold medallists ||News||

After two qualification races and a final where 24 people crowned as World Masters Orienteering Long Distance Champions in Switzerland yesterday. Six of the winners had also won the sprint distance earlier this week – one of them Erkki Luntamo, 95, in M95, who now won his 13th gold medal at the World Masters Championships. […]

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02/08/2010 || World Masters Orienteering Championships: Three sprint champions retain titles ||News||

Three of the sprint champions at this year’s World Masters Orienteering Championships were also gold medallists last year: Jenny Bourne AUS in W55, Nick Barrable GBR in M35 and Hermann Wehner AUS in M85. A M95 gold medal was awarded for the first time. More than 3.700 competitors took part in the sprint finals, held […]

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