26/05/2016 || EOC Middle Qualification: Up and down day for Switzerland ||Arena, News||


Switzerland had two victories and two second-placings in the Middle Distance qualification heats today, with 5 more athletes qualifying comfortably for the final – but 3 of their athletes ended below the cut-off line – including European Long Distance Champion Daniel Hubmann.


26/05/2016 || World Orienteering Day – participation numbers revealed ||News||


After having finalised the results, the total participation numbers for the first ever World Orienteering Day can now be revealed.


25/05/2016 || European TrailO Championships: home win in TempO ||News||


Pavel Kurfürst, Czech Republic beat many more experienced competitors in taking victory in the TempO Final today at Jesenik Spa. The silver medal went to Martin Jullum, Norway and the bronze to Ján Furucz, Slovakia.


24/05/2016 || Tove Alexandersson: “It was hard to do a perfect race” ||Arena, News||

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For Tove Alexandersson, today’s race was a historic triumph. For Daniel Hubmann it was yet another gold medal in the Long Distance.


24/05/2016 || European TrailO Championships: Italy and Sweden win first-ever official Relay event ||News||


Italy came away with the Open class gold medals from the first competition in the TrailO Championships, a 3-person relay. Sweden finished in silver medal position, and bronze medallists were Slovakia. Sweden won the Paralympic class with the Czech Republic second and Russia third.


24/05/2016 || EOC Long Distance: wins for Tove Alexandersson and Daniel Hubmann ||Arena, News||

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The two big favourites for victory today turned out also to be the clear winners, Alexandersson by 41 seconds and Hubmann by 1.22. This was Tove Alexandersson’s first international championships gold medal; for Daniel Hubmann it was the fourth in a European Championships and third at Long Distance – the others were in 2010 and 2014.


23/05/2016 || The big May TrailO party ||News||


For orienteering lovers, to pick up a map and dive into the forest is always a party. But when we’re talking about Jesenik’s forests and an event of a really large magnitude like the European Trail Orienteering Championships (ETOC), we’re talking, surely, about a really big party. With the help of Jana Kosťová, let’s get a feel for the event. Through her mind. Through her heart.


23/05/2016 || European Championships: hard Long Qualification race ||Arena, News||


Both Norway and Russia had two heat winners in today’s qualification races over Long Distance at Bilá Voda, Czech Republic, where the men’s race in particular was hard with only one athlete finishing in under 70 minutes. The other two heat winners were from the home country and Switzerland.


22/05/2016 || Matthias Kyburz: won again, but an important goal still outstanding ||Arena, News||

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For Matthias Kyburz it was of course great to get the first individual gold at the European Championships, but there is something else that is a bigger goal for him in the Czech Republic.


22/05/2016 || European Championships: Sprint victories for Judith Wyder and Matthias Kyburz ||Arena, News||

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The Sprint gold medals have been won today by the Swiss pair Judith Wyder and Matthias Kyburz in two very close races in the hilly town of Jesenik, Czech Republic. It was a very successful day overall for the Swiss team, with four men in the first six in the results list.


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