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04/01/2018 || Thierry Guergiou’s career – in a special edition magazine ||Arena, FootO, News||

The legend. The superstar. The “King of Middle Distance”…
French Orienteering Federation published a special edition of the magazine, dedicated to Thierry Gueorgiou after his retirement from national team at end of 2017.

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01/01/2018 || Matthias Kyburz nominated for The World Games Athlete of the Year 2017 award! ||Arena, FootO, News||

Matthias Kyburz was nominated for The World Games Athlete of the Year 2017 award!
Swiss orienteer won all three races at The World Games 2013 in Cali, Colombia and he was one of the favourites in Wroclaw as well. He finished “only” third in the opening Sprint, but recovered quickly and won the Middle distance.
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20/12/2017 || For the first time in China – World Cup 2019 goes to Asia ||Arena, FootO, News||

In connection with the World Ranking Events held in the Guangdong province of China last week, the Orienteering Association of China and the International Orienteering Federation reached an agreement to organize the final round of the Orienteering World Cup in 2019.

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17/12/2017 || Gueorgiou and Alexandersson: Orienteering Achievement of 2017! ||Arena, FootO, News||

Thierry Gueorgiou (France) and Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) have been awarded with “The Orienteering Achievement of 2017″ titles in the men’s and women’s class, respectively!

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15/12/2017 || Tove Alexandersson – Orienteering Athlete of the Year 2017 ||Arena, FootO, News||

In her first five World Championships (WOCs) in Orienteering, Tove Alexandersson won six silvers and three bronze medals. In her latest two WOCs she has won five gold medals. “My WOC results in the last two years have been amazing,” she says. Let´s start from the end. The end of the World Cup season. With […]

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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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