30/03/2007 || A new orienteering season – a new World Cup ||News||

The 2007 World Cup is eagerly awaited by the world’s elite orienteers. A new format is being introduced, with some exciting innovations designed to raise the profile of the World Cup and make it accessible to a far greater number of runners from around the world than has previously been the case. One of the […]


28/03/2007 || Professional Arena Production – new CD ||News||

High quality arena production has become almost mandatory for modern world level orienteering competitions such as World Championships and World Cup events. One of the tasks of the IOF Professional Arena Production working group has been to compile and spread the knowledge of what constitutes, and how to plan, a quality arena production. The brand-new […]


02/03/2007 || The Swiss Surprise ||News||

Switzerland took bronze after a hard battle on the last leg. That was the big surprise in the relay at the World Championships. Christian Spörry who skied the last leg was very happy when he finished. He won the battle with Jan Laureman in the fight for the bronze. – I was a bit stronger […]


02/03/2007 || “I can hardly believe it” ||News||

The World Championships in Ski Orienteering just north west of Moscow ended with another incredible day for Russia. Just as expected it was gold for both the women and the men in the relay. The Russian head coach Alexander Bliznevsky was, of course, very happy but also a bit surprised. – Just now I can […]


01/03/2007 || Liisa Anttila: “One day the sun will shine on me” ||News||

For twenty minutes, on Tuesday, Liisa Anttila had her best day since 1998 as an athlete. But it became her worst day as an athlete. Now she is optimistic again. There are two races left in Russia. The Finn finished the mass start in the gold position, but she was missing a punch from one […]


01/03/2007 || Triple Gold for Vlasova and Khrennikov ||News||

The two Russian stars Tatiana Vlasova and Eduard Khrennikov completed a clean sweep of the individual gold medals with victories in the middle distance race in the World Championships in Ski Orienteering. Vlasova was 58 seconds quicker than Liisa Anttila, Finland who missed out on gold in the long distance race because of a missing […]


01/03/2007 || Not impossible to beat the Russians ||News||

Staffan Tunis was only 15 seconds from gold on the middle distance. – For sure it’s not impossible to beat the Russians, smiles the Finn. The 24 year old athlete is the only one not from Russia to have taken a medal in the men’s class during the World Championships in ski orienteering. Both on […]


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