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14/12/2017 || Emily Benham Kvåle – Mountain Bike Orienteering Athlete of the Year 2017 ||Arena, MTBO, News||

2017 was again an incredible year of sport for Emily Benham Kvåle, but the biggest happening of all was not at the sports ground. “Getting to marry my best friend was the best and happiest day of my life. I gained a husband, a new surname and have the best in-laws one could wish for,” […]

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13/12/2017 || Pinja Mäkinen – Trail Orienteering Athlete of the Year 2017 ||Arena, News, TrailO||

Pinja Mäkinen has three children between two and six years old and is working almost full-time – and yet this year she has won a World Championship medal again. The Athlete of the Year in Trail Orienteering grew into orienteering as a young child. “I started in my club Koovee when I was three years old,” […]

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12/12/2017 || Tove Alexandersson – Ski Orienteering Athlete of the Year 2017 ||Arena, News, SkiO||

Three golds in the World Championships. Two golds and two silvers in the European Championships. That is the Tove Alexandersson record in Ski Orienteering in 2017. And they were also the results that gave her the title of IOF Athlete of the Year in Ski Orienteering. “The races I had in the World Championships in […]

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07/12/2017 || A word from the President: Critical to Quality ||Arena, News, Newsletter||

CTQ, or Critical to Quality, is a commonly used term in business. IOF President Leho Haldna expands on his thoughts about what is Critical to Quality for orienteering events. What are the challenges faced by organisers today? What can they prioritise to secure a high quality event?

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02/12/2017 || SkiO World Cup 2017-2018: Russians strongest in first round ||Arena, News, SkiO||

Russia was the most dominant nation in Round 1 of the SkiO World Cup, their best athlete being Andrey Lamov who won all three races.

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30/11/2017 || Favourites win SkiO Long Distance ||Arena, News, SkiO||

Winners of today’s Long Distance race were favourites Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Andrey Lamov, Russia. Both were able to ski into the finish under no pressure.

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28/11/2017 || IOF Eventor upgrade on the 29th November! ||News||

The Event management system, IOF Eventor, will be upgraded on Wednesday the 29th November. The system will be shut down at 05:00 (UTC) and started again at 23:00 (UTC).

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28/11/2017 || SkiO World Cup: second win for Lamov ||Arena, News||

Andrey Lamov, Russia took his second victory in Ylläs, Finland today, winning the Middle Distance race by 25 seconds. Tove Alexandersson, Sweden was the women’s winner by 34 seconds.

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