31/05/2016 || Volunteering at EOC – setting out controls ||News, Newsletter||

For Asaf Avner, it was a goal to take part in European Championship in orienteering. The athlete from Israel was also doing just that, but not in the way he was thinking some months ago.


30/05/2016 || World Cup standings: clear leads for Alexandersson and Kyburz ||News||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Matthias Kyburz, Switzerland are the clear leaders in this year’s World Cup standings after the three counting races in the European Championships. They lead by 43 and 117 points respectively.


30/05/2016 || World Orienteering Day Newsletter ||News||

The latest World Orienteering Day Newsletter is here! In the latest issue of the WOD Newsletter, you can see pictures from events World Orienteering Day big and small, as well as a summary of participation worldwide.


28/05/2016 || European TrailO Championships, PreO competition: Gold medals for Gerdtman and Jansson ||News||

Overnight leaders Stig Gerdtman (Open) and Ola Jansson (Paralympic), both SWE, retained their form on the second day of competition to take the gold medals. The two placed second at the half-way stage, Jari Turto FIN and Vladyslav Vovk UKR fell back today, with Vovk taking bronze and Turto out of the medals.


28/05/2016 || EOC Relay: The winners didn’t know they were winners ||Arena, News||

The European Championships ended with an incredibly tight Relay competition. The last-leg runners were not at all certain what was happening.


28/05/2016 || European Championships: Finland wins women’s relay ||Arena, News||

Finland won the women’s relay, courtesy of an exceptional last-leg run by Merja Rantanen. The silver medals went to Sweden and the bronze to Russia.


28/05/2016 || European Championships: Men’s relay gold to Switzerland ||Arena, News||

Switzerland showed their strength in depth in the men’s relay today, their on paper second team taking the gold medals and the first team finishing fifth. Norway and the Czech Republic are the men’s silver and bronze medallists after a tight-fought race.


27/05/2016 || Kyburz got pay back for two years’ hard work ||Arena, News||

Matthias Kyburz has fulfilled his big goal in the Czech Republic. And Tove Alexandersson didn’t take a step without knowing where she was.


27/05/2016 || European TrailO Championships: two gain full points on PreO Day 1 ||News||

Just 2 of the 127 participants in the PreO competition solved all 23 problems correctly today, and both made mistakes at the timed controls. Stig Gerdtman and Ole Jansson, Sweden lead the Open and the Paralympic classes respectively at the half-way point.


27/05/2016 || European Championships: two double gold medallists ||Arena, News||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Matthias Kyburz, Switzerland both won their second individual gold medal of the Championships in the Middle Distance Final at Černá Voda, Czech Republic today. Alexandersson put on an impressive display of high-speed orienteering, winning by 2.13 and the fastest throughout. Kyburz also enjoyed a comfortable victory – by 34 seconds.


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