07/09/2012 || Niggli: “I hope I will not see anybody” ||Arena||

Simone Niggli was again at her very best today, and the Swiss star has set up quite big gap for the chasing start. It looks like being a new triumph for her. “I hope I will not see anybody tomorrow”, she smiles. Niggli starts with a margin of 3.13 to Helena Jansson from Sweden. Simone […]


07/09/2012 || Jansson: “So good to take part” ||Arena||

At the European Championships on home ground Helena Jansson got injured. At the World Championships she was injured again, but times are better now, and the Swede was second today and is second overall in the Nordic Tour ahead of the last race. “It’s so nice to be able to run again”, the Swede smiles. […]


07/09/2012 || Leandersson used some extra seconds ||Arena||

Jonas Leandersson used just a few extra moments to be sure of where to run. Just as at the European Championships in May, he was the sprinter of the day. “I liked the course”, he smiles. The Swede took the right decisions and he had time enough to take them. He was well prepared and […]


07/09/2012 || Kyburz: “I have a good chance of winning” ||Arena||

Matthias Kyburz has the benefit of a big time gap down to Olav Lundanes in the chasing start, but will not say already that he will be the winner. “But my chances of winning are good”, he says. Today he was placed second; again he was among the very best. He also got 90 more […]


07/09/2012 || Nordic Tour: Finland Sprint wins for Niggli and Leandersson ||News||

Simone Niggli was back on the winning path today, after her lapse in the knock-out Sprint in Gothenburg, with victory in the Sprint final in Kajaani by 11 seconds over her long-time rival Helena Jansson. The men’s race was won by the young Swede Jonas Leandersson, who is current European Champion in Sprint with victory in Sweden in May.


07/09/2012 || Nordic Tour stage 4: Ida Bobach & Matthias Kyburz win qualification races ||Arena||

In the women’s race all the well-known names qualified for this afternoon’s final, but in the men’s race Øystein Kvaal Østerbø, Norway and home runner Jani Lakanen both missed out, finishing 32nd and 33rd respectively. The races, billed as ‘the most urban Sprint ever held in Finland’ and entirely on asphalt, were won by Ida […]


06/09/2012 || Nordic Tour: Finland hosts final two races ||News||

The Nordic Orienteering Tour competitors are now in Vuokatti, Finland, preparing for the final two days of World Cup competition this year. The Swiss athletes Simone Niggli and Matthias Kyburz are at the head of the Nordic Tour standings, whilst in the overall World Cup the current leaders are Simone Niggli and Norway’s Olav Lundanes.


04/09/2012 || Nordic Tour: Emma Klingenberg stars in knock-out Sprint ||News||

20-year-old Danish athlete Emma Klingenberg was first to the finish in today’s knock-out Sprint final, 5 seconds in front of the experienced Russian Tatyana Ryabkina at the line. Favourite for the men’s race Matthias Kyburz, Switzerland triumphed by 4 seconds at the end of an intense and very close-fought battle.


02/09/2012 || Good results for Judith Wyder ||Arena||

Earlier this year Judith Wyder became a World Champion in the Relay. Today she was amongst the three best in a World Cup race for the third time. The Swiss athlete is also managing a full time job – and injuries. “Well, it’s not so good with the injuries”, Judith says. She was second on the […]


02/09/2012 || Kyburz: Looking forward to city Sprints ||Arena||

In Oslo there were two very hilly races in the World Cup. For the next race it will be flatter and a more urban environment. “Races of the type coming up normally suit me a bit better”, Kyburz says. He won the Sprint at WOC in Lausanne where the final was in the central part […]


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