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15/04/2014 || Olympic Champion has found a new sport ||Arena||

Olympic Champion Jüri Tarmak is an eager orienteer. Photo: Erik Borg 42 years ago Jüri Tarmak high-jumped into the history of international sport, but now the Estonian’s main sport is with map and compass. “Orienteering is number one and athletics number two”, Jüri says. In Münich in 1972 the Estonian became Olympic Champion in high […]

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15/04/2014 || Long distance final: second golds for Wyder and Hubmann ||News||

The European Championships Long distance final produced wins for Switzerland’s Judith Wyder (already Sprint champion) and Daniel Hubmann (Middle distance champion). Wyder won by more than 1½ minutes, whilst Hubmann’s victory was tighter – 25 seconds.

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15/04/2014 || Follow Long Distance final LIVE from 9 GMT – note the time! ||News||

European Orienteering Championships Long Distance final will take place today from 9 GMT on.

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14/04/2014 || Tight at the top in TrailO Championships ||News||

Full points and just 1 second difference at the timed controls; that was the situation at the top of the results board for the Open class after the first day of PreO today. Jari Turto, Finland has the smallest of advantages overnight over his fellow countryman Antti Rusanen. Michael Johansson, Sweden, leads the Paralympic class by a slightly bigger margin: 3 seconds!

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14/04/2014 || Payback time for Hubmann ||Arena||

Daniel Hubmann heading towards the finish. Photo: Erik Borg In 2012 Daniel Hubmann missed the World Championships (WOC) on home ground due to injuries and surgery. Now he feels he is getting back to the good old level. In the Middle distance final today the Swiss star ran very fast and navigated perfectly. “It was […]

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14/04/2014 || Signe Søes: “not sure about the World Championships yet” ||Arena||

Signe Søes celebrating at the podium. Photo: Erik Borg In the Middle distance final at the European Championships (EOC) Signe Søes had her biggest day as an orienteer so far, but whether she will be at the World Championships (WOC) this year is not decided for the young mother. The start list in the Middle […]

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14/04/2014 || European Championships Middle distance final: great day for Danes and Swiss ||News||

Gold and silver for Denmark in the women’s race and for Switzerland in the men’s; Signe Søes and Daniel Hubmann both emerged victorious by 16 seconds at the end of two thrilling races.

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14/04/2014 || JWOC Guidelines updated ||News||

IOF Foot Orienteering Commission has updated the Guidelines for Junior World Orienteering Championships organisers.

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14/04/2014 || Fog delays first day of Trail Orienteering Championships ||News||

The TempO qualification competition of the European Trail Orienteering Championships on Sunday was delayed because of fog; it was simply not possible to see the controls from the viewing points

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14/04/2014 || The champion wasn’t sure he could start ||Arena||

Jonas Leandersson, European Sprint Orienteering Champion in 2012 and 2014. Photo: Erik Borg Jonas Leandersson got an illness in his throat on Tuesday. He had to skip the Middle distance qualification, but gave the Sprint qualification a try and got to the final. “I started in the Sprint qualification and my health didn’t get worse. […]

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