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17/04/2014 || Wyder got self-confidence ||Arena||

The victorious Swiss relay team at the finish line. Photo: Erik Borg After the first qualication races at the European Championships Judith Wyder started to perform very well. At the end, the Swiss became the most successful athlete of the Championships in Portugal. “It has been an incredible week”, she smiles.  In the relay she […]

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17/04/2014 || Bergman was strongest ||Arena||

Swedish joy at the finish. Photo: Erik Borg There was a huge battle for the victory on the last leg of the men’s relay, but one man was strongest of them all: Gustav Bergman. He saw Jan Prochazka from Czech Republic just behind him for the last kilometres.  “But he didn’t seem to come closer”, […]

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16/04/2014 || Antti Rusanen European Champion in TempO ||News||

TempO was for the first time an official format at the European Trail Orienteering Championships this year.

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16/04/2014 || Switzerland and Sweden win relays ||News||

The European Orienteering Championships relays took place today in sunny Palmela.

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15/04/2014 || Overnight leaders are TrailO champions ||News||

Jari Turto, Finland and Michael Johansson, Sweden are the Open and Paralympic class champions respectively at the end of Day 2 of the PreO competition in the European Trail Orienteering Championships.

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15/04/2014 || Hubmann: “I realised I had to concentrate” ||Arena||

Long distance European Champion Daniel Hubmann. Photo: Erik Borg After Daniel Hubmann had found the fourth control he changed his behaviour in the forest. And at the prize-giving he could climb to the highest position. The Swiss phantom lost about one minute in a mistake at the fourth control. “Then I realised I had to […]

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15/04/2014 || Lundanes back on track ||Arena||

Olav Lundanes on his way to the finish. Photo: Erik Borg Last season Olav Lundanes wasn’t very visible on the international scene. But in the Long distance today the Norwegian was just 25 seconds behind the gold winner. “It was a good race. I can’t really remember any mistakes except maybe some seconds and maybe […]

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15/04/2014 || Mironova: “I see I can be among the very best” ||Arena||

Long distance medallists Svetlana Mironova, Judith Wyder (winner) and Catherine Taylor. Photo: Erik Borg Svetlana Mironova has never done so well in an individual international race as on the Long distance today, but there is something that counts even more for her. “The victory at the relay at the European Championships two years ago counts […]

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15/04/2014 || Cat Taylor: “It’s a shock!” ||Arena||

Cat Taylor in the long distance race in Portugal. Photo: Erik Borg Catherine Taylor was running for being among the ten best, but the 24-year-old athlete achieved her biggest sports moment so far. She just wanted to perform well and she really did that. The very long course of 13.2 kilometres was finished in a […]

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15/04/2014 || Azerbaijan – “we’re just on the way” ||Arena||

Photo: Erik Borg Azerbaijan is taking part in the European Championships for the first time. The country’s “old and new” sport is on the way up. “At the World Championships we will have a big team”, Mirali Kazimov says. He is President of the orienteering federation in the country, and very keen and active in […]

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