02/09/2012 || Gueorgiou: no injuries, again a winner ||Arena||

For almost the whole time since May, Thierry Gueorgiou has had problems with injuries, but now he is really back in the winning business. “I have had two weeks of good running training now, and I think the problems are gone. I have had a tough time with the injuries, but I have not had […]


02/09/2012 || Nordic Tour in Oslo: Gueorgiou back at his best ||News||

In the shortened Middle Distance race at Holmenkollen today, Thierry Gueorgiou, France, showed that he is back on his best form after injury in the middle of the season, winning the 4.9 km course (with 290 m climb) by 42 seconds, in a time of exactly 29 minutes. Simone Niggli, Switzerland added another impressive victory to her long list of World Cup successes this season; her win today was by 1.19.


01/09/2012 || Stand-up acclaim for Simone Niggli ||Arena||

The speaker asked all the spectators to stand up to acclaim Simone Niggli’s success today. Simone again ran a superb race, but the World Cup races today and on the coming days are a bit different from the biggest occasion of the year. “WOC was of course something special, being on home ground, but the […]


01/09/2012 || Klingenberg: “One of my best performances” ||Arena||

Emma Klingenberg, second in today’s Sprint, is a remarkably good Danish junior. Earlier in the summer she became a Junior World Champion. “This is really one of the best performances I have achieved”, the Dane says. She became Junior World Champion in Sprint way back in 2008. In July this year she secured a Danish […]


01/09/2012 || Lundanes: “Good for me with the climbing” ||Arena||

Olav Lundanes won the Sprint distance at Holmenkollen today, and the Norwegian thinks it was good for him with the running being in forest and with a lot of climbing. “The course was such that I had to climb the height of the ski jump at Holmenkollen almost 3 times. There was also a lot […]


01/09/2012 || Nordic Tour: Niggli and Lundanes win Holmenkollen Sprint ||News||

The first of the Nordic Tour events took place today at the Holmenkollen Ski Centre in Oslo. Sprint qualification races this morning were followed this afternoon by the finals, competed in by the 30 fastest in the morning races. The finals were won by Simone Niggli, Switzerland and Olav Lundanes, Norway.


01/09/2012 || “My goal is to be the first Kiwi on the podium at a WOC” ||News||

24-year-old Lizzie Ingham finished 9th in this year’s World Orienteering Championships Sprint, the best-ever result by a New Zealand orienteer at senior level. This is however far from the end of her ambitions: our Athlete of September aims to be on the podium at the World Cup start next year in New Zealand, and amongst the best of the world in the long term. “The latter is a long-term goal; I want to be remembered for consistently good results over my career, not just a one-off result!”, Lizzie says.


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