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31/07/2017 || European Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships – Tichovska and Bell wins the Sprint ||News||

Martina Tichovska (CZE) and Lauri Malsroos (EST) were the reigning champions from the sprint distance in the European Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships in Portugal in 2015. This year the European Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships is held in Orleans outside of Paris in France. Today’s sprint in the University campus of Orléans-la-source certainly was significantly flatter […]

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28/07/2017 || European MTBO Championships coming up ||News||

European MTBO Championships, MTBO World Cup 2017 round 2, European Junior MTBO Championships,
European Youth MTBO Championships and World Masters MTBO Championships will be held in France the coming week.

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27/07/2017 || Danish team on first Sprint relay victory 2017: ||News||

Maja Alm: “I know that the only way to do it [to win] is to keep focusing on myself. I can’t just run them in by speed – I need to do it with good orienteering technique. … It’s always good to do it together with the team. It’s wonderful”

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27/07/2017 || The World Games Sprint Relay: Denmark back on winning form ||News||

The first three runners from Denmark were able to stay with the pack before Maja Alm made a gap on the rest of the field in a fast and tight sprint relay race around the soggy Wroclaw Zoo. Their lead was 26 seconds over Switzerland, and Russia took third place, 40 seconds behind.

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26/07/2017 || Helena Jansson: “Today was my day” ||News||

Helena Jansson, Sweden, about today’s race and The World Games: “I know I have done everything I could. It was really technical. The area was very green and I tried to stay calm and have a good plan for every control. Today was my day.”

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26/07/2017 || Matthias Kyburz: “I was really running on my limit” ||News||

Matthias Kyburz about the Middle distance race: “My race was pretty good. I started quite fast and I saw Gustav Bergman. I tried to catch him and was really running on my limit.” He also explains how much he enjoys running at The World Games. “It is not the same pressure as at the World Orienteering Championships.”

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26/07/2017 || The World Games: Gold medals to Matthias Kyburz and Helena Jansson ||News||

The World Games Middle distance competitions were held in Trzebnica, Poland today. Matthias Kyburz, Switzerland, took his fourth World Games gold and Helena Jansson, Sweden, won what turned out to be a tight women’s race.

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25/07/2017 || Jerker Lysell had the seconds on his side ||News||

The men’s race was tight and Jerker Lysell won with a margin of two seconds. The Swede really enjoy The World Games: “I think it is a good way to make orienteering global”. Listen to the interview with Lysell and find out how excited he is about tomorrow’s Middle distance, his first forest competition this year.

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25/07/2017 || Maja Alm is unbeatable in Sprint ||News||

Maja Alm is definitely the Sprint Queen of orienteering. She has won the sprint at the World Orienteering Championships three years in a row. Now she is also a World Games champion in sprint. Watch this interview with Maja to find out about the race, her impressive speed, her tough competition period and how sore her calves are.

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25/07/2017 || The World Games: Sprint golds for Maja Alm and Jerker Lysell ||Arena, News||

Maja Alm, Denmark had an outstanding victory, with a winning margin of 33 seconds, in the Sprint race in the old town quarter of Wroclaw today. Jerker Lysell, Sweden won the men’s race by 2 seconds.

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