24/05/2017 || World Cup: Sweden wins Sprint Relay in close finish ||Arena, News||

A very close race on last leg between Helena Jansson, Sweden and Maja Alm, Denmark ended with a 1-second win for Jansson, and with Alm disqualified through mispunching. Second place went to Switzerland, 13 seconds down and third to Great Britain, 1 minute further down.


24/04/2017 || WMOC: Aussie gold rush in Sprint ||Arena, News||

The Sprint Final in the World Masters Orienteering Championships was held today in Auckland, New Zealand as part of the World Masters Games. Twelve of the twenty-three gold medals went to Australia.


23/04/2017 || World Masters Championships under way in New Zealand ||Arena, News||

The World Masters Orienteering Championships (WMOC), the biggest sport within the 2017 World Masters Games, starts today in Auckland, New Zealand with more than 1750 competitors from 40 countries taking part.


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.


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