12/07/2010 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Preparation is everything ||News||

For more than half a year, the Norwegian male juniors have worked hard to get success at the Junior World Championships relay. –The preparations are the answer to why we did well, say the three winning boys, Gaute Hallan Steiwer, Eskil Kinneberg and Vegard Danielsen. In December last year a relay project was started for […]


12/07/2010 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Last minute drama before the relay ||News||

Just one hour and five minutes before start it was decided that the double world champion Ida Bobach would take part in the Junior World Championships relay in Denmark. Later that evening, she went to the banquette as the queen of the championships. The Danish girls have been preparing for the relay for almost a […]


12/07/2010 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Denmark and Norway take relay titles ||News||

Denmark took the women’s relay title and Norway the men’s on the last day of the Junior World Championships, the relay, held on the very hilly terrain of Rebild Bakker, Denmark on a hot and sunny day. Ida Bobach, gold medallist in sprint and long distance but injured for the middle final, had recovered sufficiently […]


12/07/2010 || World MTB Orienteering Championships: Polish and Australian riders take sprint titles ||News||

The first race in the 8th World Championships in Mountain Bike Orienteering, being held at Montalegre, Portugal this week, was the sprint where the new World Champions are Anna Kaminska, Poland and Adrian Jackson, Australia. Anna Kaminska, who was fifth in the equivalent race in Israel last year, won by just 2 seconds over the […]


11/07/2010 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Gaute took his time to get a gold medal ||News||

Gaute Hallan Steiwer has not studied that much the last two years. The Norwegian has been so eager to get success at the Junior World Orienteering Championships. On the middle distance, he finally got the first individual gold to Norway since 2007. -Since New Year I have only been studying 50 percent, Gaute says. -Is […]


11/07/2010 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Tove’s good race ||News||

The winner on the middle distance at the Junior World Championships in Denmark was the same as last year. Tove Alexandersson just needed some time to get used to the Danish terrain. -I didn’t think about defending the gold from last year. I just wanted to do a really good race, Tove says. The young […]


09/07/2010 || International Specification for Mountain Bike Orienteering Maps ||News||

Orienteering is a world-wide sport. A common approach to the interpretation and drawing of orienteering maps is essential for fair competition and for the future growth of the sport. The IOF has now published a new version of the International Specification for Mountain Bike Orienteering Maps. It is the aim of the International Specification for […]


09/07/2010 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Poland is coming back ||News||

What a summer for the Polish top juniors. Hanna Wisniewska (20) and Monika Gajda (19) are among the very best at the Junior World Orienteering Championships, and they are ready for many more championships the coming weeks. Hanna will take part in both the World Orienteering Championships in Trondheim and after that the CISM World […]


08/07/2010 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Hard work the key to success ||News||

Denmark’s results at the Junior World Championships have been impressive so far: several medals and runners amongst the ten best. –And it’s mainly the result of hard work, not because the events are organised on our home ground, says Lars Lindstrøm, who is responsible for development of young talents in Denmark. Denmark invests in juniors […]


08/07/2010 || Trail Orienteering Technical Notes ||News||

The IOF Trail Orienteering Commission has published a selection of Technical Notes, which can be found on the IOF homepage in the section Trail Orienteering Rules and Guidelines. The selected notes represent research, notices, guideline changes and discussion papers to assist national federations and event organisers. To view the notes, please go to Trail Orienteering […]


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