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03/10/2011 || Athlete of October plans to make history ||News||

Silver in 2009, silver in 2010, World Champion in 2011 – now Lauri Kontkanen is aiming to be the first trail orienteer in open class to have won two World Championships gold medals. But what is it that makes him so successful in trail orienteering? Check out Athlete of the Month to find out!

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02/10/2011 || Newcomers on the way ||Arena||

Jerker Lysell held the leading time for a very considerable period in the Sprint. And Tessa Hill was a big British surprise in the women’s race. The difference between winner Daniel Hubmann and the Swede in second place was just 5 seconds. “I am satisfied”, says the fast Swede. Was it revenge after the World […]

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02/10/2011 || Gueorgiou – two more years ||Arena||

Thierry Gueorgiou wasn’t sure that he would continue his career, after his tremendous results in the World Championships on his home soil, but now he has made a decision. “At the moment I am planning to go on for two more years, until the Championships in Finland”, he says. The ‘French phantom’ was fourth in […]

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02/10/2011 || Daniel has no plans to stop ||Arena||

Daniel Hubmann again won the World Cup overall, and he is planning on having a lot of more victories. He has no plans of stopping. “There isn’t any plan for an end to my career. I like to take part in sport on a high level and I have the motivation”, he says. The Swiss […]

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02/10/2011 || Minna is back on track ||Arena||

In the last race in the World Cup Minna Kauppi was again the very best, but she hasn’t got up to her best speed at any time this year. She was quite sick at the beginning of the season and didn’t get an individual medal at the World Championships, but was again first to finish […]

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02/10/2011 || Helena Jansson: “I hadn’t believed in victory” ||Arena||

In June Helena Jansson had to think about all kinds of things not connected with running, but she succeeded at the World Championships (WOC) and was the woman on the highest step of the podium in the prize-giving ceremony for the World Cup overall. “In June I hadn’t at all expected that it would end […]

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02/10/2011 || World Cup: titles go to Daniel Hubmann and Helena Jansson ||News||

Daniel Hubmann concluded a splendid season in style, winning the PostFinance Sprint by 5 seconds ahead of Jerker Lysell to secure his fourth successive World Cup title by a huge margin. Minna Kauppi won the women’s Sprint today by 7 seconds, but Helena Jansson’s third place was enough to secure her the overall title for the first time.

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01/10/2011 || Hubmann – “I will run strongly” ||Arena||

Daniel Hubmann has a fairly secure lead ahead of the last race in the World Cup, but he will not at all take it carefully in the centre of La Chaux-de-Fonds.

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01/10/2011 || Gueorgiou – best form since the World Championships ||Arena||

Thierry Gueorgiou had an incredible World Championships on home ground. Now he has got his winning speed back again.

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01/10/2011 || “I knew I could do well” ||Arena||

Tove Alexandersson won 13 Junior World Championship medals. She also has a World Championship gold in ski orienteering and a bronze in foot orienteering. Now the 19-year-old athlete is also a World Cup winner.

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