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.
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?
13/02/2017 || Home dominance in World Masters SkiO Championships ||Arena, News||
The World Masters Ski Orienteering Championships were also held last week in Imatra, Finland, with competitors having one Long and two Middle Distance races. Medals at Middle Distance were awarded on the combined times of the two races.
12/02/2017 || European SkiO Championships: Russia and Sweden win relays ||Arena, News||
Victory went to Russia’s women and Sweden’s men in the final races of the Championships today. The women’s margin was 48 seconds, whereas the men’s race had a closer finish, 14 seconds separating first and second.
11/02/2017 || European SkiO Championships: Alexandersson back on form; first gold for Norway ||Arena, News||
Tove Alexandersson, Sweden got back on the success trail today with a convincing victory by 1.33 in the Middle Distance race. In the men’s race there was a clear win for Lars Hol Moholdt, Norway, the first Norwegian medal of the Championships.
09/02/2017 || European Ski Orienteering Championships: two Russian golds in Long race – but so close for Sweden! ||Arena, News||
The margins were minimal for the Russians Alena Trapeznikova and Andrey Lamov in the Long Distance race in Imatra, Finland today: they beat their closest Swedish challengers by 2 seconds and 1 second respectively. For Lamov, yet another triumph: his third gold medal in successive days.keep looking »