27/08/2008 || World MTB Orienteering Championships: Four world champions from four different countries so far ||News||

The MTB-WOC in Poland kicked off with sprint distance on Monday. In the women’s class, the sprint bronze medallist from 2007, Hana Bajtosova (SVK), won by four seconds over Michaela Gigon (AUT), who also took silver on the same distance last year. Martina Tichovska, from last year’s host country Czech Republic, got bronze. Men’s winner […]


25/08/2008 || IOF World Rankings: Hubmann and Kauppi new leaders ||News||

Daniel Hubmann, Switzerland, now leads the World Ranking list following his strong performances in the World Championships and O-Ringen. Middle distance World Champion Thierry Gueorgiou (FRA) holds the second place and Matthias Merz (SUI) third. In women’s rankings, Simone Niggli-Luder’s (SUI) record 323-week reign as world number one has ended. Niggli-Luder has not run a […]


22/08/2008 || MTB Orienteering World Ranking: Swiss in the lead to the World Championships ||News||

The 6th World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships and the first ever Junior World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships take place in Poland 24-31 August. Athletes from 27 nations compete in Sprint, Middle, Long and Relay in the Mazurian Highlands. The leaders of the MTB-O World Ranking, Christine Schaffner (SUI) and Beat Oklé (SUI) will both participate […]


19/08/2008 || Trail-O Technical Guidelines available ||News||

Technical Guidelines for Elite Trail Orienteering have been published. Click here to download the file.


19/08/2008 || 2009 World Ski Orienteering Championships: Red group allocation method ||News||

Red group places are individual and allocated for each WOC competition by the following criteria: 1. For each competition, 20 best from those entered for the competition based on the standing of the IOF World Ranking List are allocated to red group. a) Within the red group, 10 best based on the standing of the […]


18/08/2008 || World Ranking Special Rules in Ski Orienteering ||News||

The special rules for Ski-O World Ranking 2008-2009 have now been published. To view the full document, please go to World Ranking Special Rules Ski-O 2008-09


14/08/2008 || IOF World Rankings: World Champions Hausken and Hubmann moving up ||News||

Anne Margrethe Hausken, Norway, and Daniel Hubmann, Switzerland, who both won a gold medal in the World Championships in Czech Republic, are moving up in the World Rankings: Hubmann to a 3rd and Hausken to a 6th place. Thierry Gueorgiou (FRA) and Simone Niggli-Luder (SUI) still lead the World Ranking list, which includes competitions from […]


12/08/2008 || 27 Nations at World MTB Orienteering Championships in Poland ||News||

A total of 27 nations will be represented when the 6th World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships get under way in the Mazurian Highlands, Poland on 24th August. At the same time, 113 athletes from 20 nations compete in the first Junior World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships. The terrain type in the Mazurian Highlands is hilly, […]


04/08/2008 || Results from Regional Championships ||News||

European Championships in foot and trail orienteering took place on 25 May – 1 June in Ventspils, Latvia (EOC and ETOC) and Asian Championships in foot orienteering on 25 – 30 July in Seoul, Korea (AsOC). The results have now been published on the IOF website. To view the complete results, please go to European […]


01/08/2008 || Results from WOC and WTOC published ||News||

The results from the World Orienteering Championships and the World Trail Orienteering Championships 2008 have now been published. Go directly to the results by clicking WOC 2008 CZE or WTOC 2008 CZE.


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