12/03/2017 || WSOC: Sweden won the most golds, but Russia the most medals ||Arena, News, Newsletter||
Sweden took five of the nine gold medals on offer this week, with Tove Alexandersson claiming a personal tally of three. But Russia won more medals overall – eleven compared to Sweden’s seven, counting team medals as one.
12/03/2017 || WSOC: double home win in relays ||Arena, News||
Russia took gold in both women’s and men’s relays today, ending the Championships on a high note after some disappointments earlier in the week. The Swedish women’s team were unable to compete because of illness. Silver medals went to Finland and Sweden and bronze to the Czech Republic and Finland.
11/03/2017 || WSOC Long Distance: golds for Russia and Sweden ||Arena, News||
Mariya Kechkina, Russia was on absolutely top form today, winning by almost 5 minutes, with the home country taking the first four places in the women’s race. Erik Rost, Sweden took his second gold medal of the Championships with victory by more than 1 minute.
10/03/2017 || WSOC: Bulgarian victory in men’s Middle race ||Arena, News||
The last starter won the men’s Middle race today, just as happened in the men’s Sprint. This time it was the Bulgarian Stanimir Belomazhev who took the gold, 15 seconds faster than Erik Rost, Sweden.
09/03/2017 || WSOC: Another gold for Alexandersson ||Arena, News||
Tove Alexandersson, Sweden enjoyed another almost error-free race over Middle Distance today, on a technically and physically challenging course in good skiing conditions. She took the gold medal by more than 1½ minutes over Polina Frolova, Russia.
08/03/2017 || WSOC: Double Swedish victory in sprint ||News||
It was a golden day for Sweden at the World Ski Orienteering Championships. Sprint queen Tove Alexandersson won again and in the men’s race the Swede Ulrik Nordberg was the strongest sprinter. Tove Alexandersson won her second gold medal in two days at World Ski Orienteering Championships in Krasnojarsk, Russia. Alexandersson was eight seconds faster […]
07/03/2017 || WSOC: Sweden claim Sprint Relay gold ||News||
The World Ski Orienteering Championships kicked off in style today, 7 March, in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Glorious weather set the scene for the Sprint Relay, and the well-prepared tracks awaited the relay teams from 15 countries.
05/03/2017 || World Ski Orienteering Championships: 6 days of intense fight for medals ||Arena, News||
Two relays and three individual formats, giving six days of intense competition, lie ahead this week in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Rivalry will be renewed between Russia and Sweden, clearly the two best SkiO nations of this season so far. Tove Alexandersson, Sweden and Andrey Lamov, Russia both won two individual gold medals in the European SkiO Championships (ESOC) last month; how will they fare in Krasnoyarsk?
01/03/2017 || Orienteering content to be broadcast on the Olympic Channel ||News||
The Olympic Channel and the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) today announced that an agreement has been reached to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel, starting with World Ski Orienteering Championships.
28/02/2017 || TrailO News ||News||
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