18/05/2012 || Lundanes’ “very good” day ||Arena||

Olav Lundanes didn’t feel just as fresh in his legs as the day before, but he got a clear victory yet again.  “Yesterday I had a fantastic day. Today I had a very good day”, Lundanes smiles. He completed the race without mistakes, but had to work hard for the speed, especially in the middle […]


18/05/2012 || Niggli enjoyed the race ||Arena||

Two gold medals at two races – Simone Niggli seems to be at least as good as before. Photo: Erik Borg “I enjoyed the race and had a wonderful time”, said Simone Niggli. Heard it before? Oh, yes. It is a sentence we’ve used to hear from her. The Swiss phantom did again a great […]


18/05/2012 || Further victories for Lundanes and Niggli ||News||

The European Orienteering Championships 2012 continued today with Long distance in Orsa, Sweden. Yesterday’s winner and Long distance World Champion 2010, Olav Lundanes, Norway, again showed excellent performance leading the race throughout.


18/05/2012 || Follow European Championships long distance live ||News||

European Orienteering Championships long distance final takes place today in Dalarna, Sweden.


17/05/2012 || “I wish Thierry had been there” ||Arena||

Olav Lundanes did his most perfect middle distance race ever, but the newly crowned European champion would have wished that also Thierry Gueorgiou had taken part.


17/05/2012 || Simone Niggli’s new training methods ||Arena||

Simone Niggli is mother of three small children and today again the best orienteer in the world. The Swiss is in fact better than ever. “I have had very good co-operation with Vroni König-Salmi recently. She has given new input in my training”, Simone says.


17/05/2012 || European Orienteering Championships: Niggli’s smashing comeback ||News||

Simone Niggli is certainly back. In her first international championship since 2010 she showed that she’s as strong as ever by winning the European Championships middle distance with a margin of 1.25 before Minna Kauppi, Finland, on second place.


17/05/2012 || Lundanes in his own class on Middle Distance ||News||

Olav Lundanes, Norway, didn’t give anyone else a chance on the European Orienteering Championships middle distance: he led the race from start to finish, and finally won the competition with 1.19 minutes’ marginal to defending European Champion Valentin Novikov, Russia.


17/05/2012 || Follow European Championships middle distance live ||News||

European Orienteering Championships middle distance final takes place today in Dalarna, Sweden. You can follow the competition live on the event website.


16/05/2012 || Sprint Qualification: a total of four Swiss winners ||News||

The last finalists for the European Orienteering Championships 2012 were determined at the Sprint qualification in Falun, Sweden, this morning.


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