The students are ready for the World University Championships

Posted on | February 10, 2016 | Category: News

The first ever World University Ski Orienteering Championships starts tomorrow in Tula, Russia.

Competition programme

11 January – Sprint

12 January – Pursuit

13 January – Rest day, cultural excursion

14 January – Mixed relay

15 January – Middle Mass start

The competition area is located around the town of Aleksin in the Tula region, south of Moscow. The competition terrain is full of gullies and abrupt ravines of different depths, and the forest is mixed, with a dense underbrush. There is a well developed network of roads, trails and glades, and there is a snow cover of fifteen to thirty centimetres.

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Over sixty athletes from thirteen different countries are entered. Notably, Japan is the third biggest team, with eight athletes, just behind Finland, eleven, and host country Russia, twelve. All participants must be students, aged 17 to 28, who are currently working toward a degree or a diploma at University level.

Follow the sprint in IOF LiveCenter from 09.00 CET http://livecenter.orienteering.org

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