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04/08/2015 || Ready to return to the golden track ||Arena||

This time Kirsi Boström can see much more than last time she visited Scotland. This time too, the champion from 1999 also aims to run the golden course again. Kirsi won the Long Distance at WOC in 1999. This time the Long Distance will be at the same place, Glen Affric. He and husband Michael […]

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04/08/2015 || Historic medal for Ukraine ||Arena||

Nadiya Volynska has done something no woman from Ukraine has done earlier. “It’s great with the silver medal”, Nadiya smiles. She is the first woman from Ukraine to take a medal at WOC in foot-orienteering. In central Inverness she got the medal on Monday afternoon. Now she is looking for much more. “I will take […]

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04/08/2015 || Matthias Kyburz – missed Sprint to try for what he misses ||Arena||

Everything is very fine, but Matthias Kyburz was not taking part in the individual Sprint. That’s due to what’s coming afterwards. “I felt it was too much to take part in all individual disciplines”, he says. The former Sprint champion from Switzerland has the biggest individual goal for what’s coming in this championship. “I want […]

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04/08/2015 || WOC2015 Week Meetings reminder: Extraordinary General Assembly ||News||

Note! The meetings will be held at the Thistle Hotel (Milburn Rd, Inverness), which recently changed name to “The Inverness Hotel”. The Extraordinary General Assembly (Ex GA) and Presidents Conference starts with a Pre-meeting on Wednesday evening at 20:00 to 21:30. The pre-meeting will be focused on the Council proposal to the IOF Extraordinary General Assembly. On Thursdag […]

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03/08/2015 || Volynska: a historic medal ||Arena||

Nadiya Volynska has done something no woman from Ukraine has done earlier. “It’s great with the silver medal”, Nadiya smiles. She is the first woman from Ukraine to take a medal at WOC in foot-orienteering. In central Inverness she got the medal on Monday afternoon. Now she is looking for much more. “I will take […]

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03/08/2015 || The Dominican Republic is IOF member country number 80 ||News||

The IOF Council has at its meeting on August 1st, 2015 accepted the application for IOF provisional membership from Federación Dominicana de Orientación. The Dominican Republic is IOF member country number 80.

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02/08/2015 || Leandersson: “Nervous waiting at the end” ||Arena||

Jonas Leandersson started as number 30 in the final. The Swede had a really exciting time in the finish zone before everything was declared. “At first I was not so nervous, but after I while become more nervous”, the Swede smiles. Twice earlier he has won the European Championship in Sprint, the first time on […]

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02/08/2015 || Maja Alm: “A dream of many years come true” ||Arena||

When Maja Alm won her second gold in a little bit less than 24 hours it was something she has been training for and seeking for a very long time. “An individual gold has been the dream all the time I have done orienteering. It’s a bit unbelievable when I now got it”, she says. […]

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02/08/2015 || World Orienteering Championships: Maja Alm and Jonas Leandersson are Sprint champions ||News||

Maja Alm, Denmark and Jonas Leandersson, Sweden are the new World Champions in Sprint after today’s Final in Forres, north-east Scotland. Maja Alm’s victory was by almost 40 seconds.

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02/08/2015 || World Masters Orienteering Championships: Simone Niggli double champion ||News||

The Long Distance Final took place near Gothenburg, Sweden yesterday, with class winners from six nations in all – France, Finland, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. Simone Niggli, Switzerland was one of six athletes who won both the Sprint and Long titles.

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