19/06/2011 || IOF recipient of Jukola message 2011 ||News||

Since 1950, the competitors of Jukola relay figuratively carry a message with them throughout the relay. When the winning team reaches the finish, the last leg runner reads the message out loud. This time the Jukola message was dedicated to the International Orienteering Federation in honour of its 50th Anniversary.


19/06/2011 || Big success for Finland in Sweden’s first MTBO World Cup ||News||

The arena of Saturday’s middle distance race in MTB Orienteering World Cup was situated next to the club house of Leksands OK, the successful club from Dalarna in Sweden.


17/06/2011 || Interesting MTB orienteering weekend ahead ||News||

Dalarna region welcomes the world to MTB Orienteering World Cup and World Masters MTB Orienteering Championships to be held for the first time ever on the Scandinavian Peninsula. The competitions will be held near the small cities of Rättvik and Leksand, by the lake Siljan in the heart of Dalarna County in Sweden.


17/06/2011 || Injured at qualification – victory when it counted ||Arena||

Linnea Gustafsson got her first World Cup triumph in Porvoo. Linnea Gustafsson hit her knee on a stone at the first control of the Nordic Orienteering Tour Stage 1 qualification race in Porvoo. Despite the injury, she managed to take her first World Cup victory in the Sprint final. “I got a bit afraid when […]


17/06/2011 || Over 50 countries to the World Orienteering Championships ||News||

There will be over 50 orienteering nations celebrating the IOF 50th Anniversary at the World Orienteering Championships in France. This is the first time ever over 50 countries have entered to the World Championships – the previous record of participating countries is 42.


17/06/2011 || Matthias’ day in sprint ||Arena||

What a day for Switzerland with five men on top of the results list at the first World Cup event of this year and first of them all a first year senior. In addition, only Fabian Hertner (3rd) managed to break the Matthias day: winner Matthias Kyburz was followed in the results list by Matthias […]


16/06/2011 || World Cup: Sweden ruled the women’s race ||News||

Women’s sprint final was held after the men’s race in bright sunshine in the old town of Porvoo. Linnea Gustafsson, Sweden, who has silver from World Championships sprint in 2009, won the race with a big margin, 8 seconds, before her team mate Lena Eliasson, who in her turn was 2 seconds faster than Annika Billstam, also Sweden.


16/06/2011 || World Cup: Swiss dominance in men’s sprint ||News||

William Lind was 20.6 seconds slower than the winner in the first final of the Nordic Orienteering Tour. He finished sixth – and was the best non-Swiss runner in the men’s class!


16/06/2011 || Lundanes and Fincke winners of today’s qualifications ||News||

Orienteering World Cup 2011 started today with Nordic Orienteering Tour. The first qualifications took place in Porvoo, Finland, this morning.


14/06/2011 || Ski Orienteering World Cup Special Rules ||News||

The Special Rules for World Cup in Ski Orienteering 2012 have been published. The Rules include the World Cup programme and the scoring system.


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