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30/03/2011 || Visible World Ski Orienteering Championships ||News||

This year’s World Ski Orienteering Championships in Sweden are over. The Championships were a success when it comes to visibility: GPS tracking was used for the first time, the spectators could follow the routes of the athletes on the big screen at the arena, and ski orienteering was shown on TV in several countries.

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27/03/2011 || World Championships relay leading results ||News||

The Russian victory in the women’s class was amazing. Already on the first leg Alena Trapeznikova ran from the other competitors.

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27/03/2011 || Hana ready for medal fights ||Arena||

On the way to the finish Hana Hancikova showed as much happiness as the winners on the long distance. When finishing fourth in the long distance race, the Czech woman was for the first time among the very best in an international championship as a senior. Photo: Erik Borg Before the championships the 23-year-old athlete […]

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27/03/2011 || “It was impossible to keep up with Helene today” ||Arena||

Helene Söderlund was the fastest on the long distance and could finish with a big flag in her hand and no other competitors in eyesight. Photo: Erik Borg “Finally!” The Swede has been among the very best the last years, but she is still not more than 23 years old. At the previous World Championships […]

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27/03/2011 || Grigoriev and Söderlund long distance champions ||News||

World Ski Orienteering Championships in Sweden continue with long distance race on Saturday. Men’s 1 h 40 min long competition was a tough fight to the very last meters, when Andrey Grigoriev beat Staffan Tunis by merely two seconds.

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25/03/2011 || Organisers overcame the challenging weather ||Arena||

The organisers of the World Ski Orienteering Championships have had a lot of pressure this week. It has been exceptionally snowy in Tänndalen, and with the strong wind yesterday the organisers already considered delaying the Mixed relay.

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25/03/2011 || This year’s first O-zine available ||News||

O-zine 1-2011 has been published. It includes articles from Canada, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, France, Montenegro – just to name a few.

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25/03/2011 || Arnesson still hungry for more medals ||Arena||

The Swede Peter Arnesson is so far the only athlete with a medal from each race at the World Ski Orienteering Championships in Tänndalen. After finishing third in both Sprint and Middle distance, Arnesson got a silver medal from the Mixed relay together with Helene Söderlund. “I am not far from my best shape ever”, […]

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25/03/2011 || Andrey and Polina support the new relay format ||Arena||

Andrey Grigoryev and Polina Malchikova are rejoicing their victory in the first ever World Championships Mixed relay. They both consider this new relay format very important for the future of the sport.

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25/03/2011 || On the way to the last start ||Arena||

The couple Hannele and Eivind Tonna has for years been among the best ski orienteers in the world, but now they are ready to finish their careers. “I have been talking about quitting sometimes, haven’t quit, but now the time has come to do it”, Eivind says.

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