Jonas & Jonas are ready!

Posted on | August 24, 2017 | Category: News

The two Swiss commentators Jonas Mathys and Jonas Merz will be commentating on the World Cup Round 3 in Latvia this weekend, for the first time without their anchor Katherine Bett who is the ‘speaker’ at the World MTBO Championships. Merz: “The commentating will be exciting. There were not really many possibilities since the World Championships to develop our skills further, apart from some ‘dry exercises’ at home during the World Games – I’m sure my neighbours know everything about orienteering now. The plan is that I’ll act as the main commentator and Jonas Mathys as the expert. I’m sure I will be a bit nervous, at least at the beginning. But at the same time it’s a lot of fun to talk about orienteering, so I’ll definitely enjoy it.”

IOF will Live stream all three competitions starting with the Middle Distance on Friday, continuing with the Relay on Saturday and finishing with the Sprint on Sunday. Mathys says: “For me, the highlight of the 3rd World Cup round in Latvia will definitely be the comeback of the ‘forest’ relay in the ordinary World Cup. Beside that, this World Cup round can be seen as a kind of ‘pre WOC’. With one year to go to the World Championships 2018, this is a good opportunity for the runners to get used to the terrain and hopefully build up some self-confidence.”

Follow the exciting competitions on LIVE Orienteering starting on Friday at 10:00 Local event time (UTC + 3 h).

And so to the final question: Who is who in the picture? Let’s agree that Jonas is on the left and Jonas is on the right.

|| Print page ||
  • Search the Website

  • IOF Main Sponsor

    IOF Main Sponsor

    Nokian Tyres

  • IOF Sponsors

    IOF Sponsors

    Siven Sport
    BML Print

  • World Championships

  • Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2018
    4-11 August 2018

  • World Trail Orienteering Championships 2018
    4-11 August 2018

  • World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships 2018
    5-13 August 2018

  • Other Upcoming Events

  • European Ski Orienteering Championships 2018 and World Cup Round 2
    3-8 February 2018

  • Junior World Ski Orienteering Championships 2018
    3-8 February 2018

  • Ski Orienteering World Cup Round 3
    4-12 March 2018

  • World Masters Ski Orienteering Championships
    4-12 March 2018

  • EOC

    European Orienteering Championships 2018
    5-13 May 2018

  • World Masters MTB Orienteering Championships 2018
    26 June - 1 July 2018

  • World Masters Orienteering Championships
    5 -13 July 2018

  • IOF Partners

  • International Olympic Committee

  • ARISF_logos_05

    Association of IOC Recognised International Sport Federations

  • International World Games Association

  • International Masters Games Association

  • Global Association of International Sports Federations

  • World Anti-Doping Agency

  • International University Sports Federation (FISU)

  • Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM)

  • European University Sports Association

  • International School Sport Federation