14/02/2013 || European Ski Orienteering Championships: Kozlova and Arnesson win long distance golds ||News||

Today’s long distance race with three loops after a mass start ended with victories for Tatyana Kozlova of Russia, silver medallist at this distance at the last World SkiO Championships, and Peter Arnesson, Sweden who just missed a medal in yesterday’s Middle race.


14/02/2013 || New heights for TrailO in Portugal ||Arena||

Photo: Joaquim Margarido Mark Heikoop and Julio Guerra were the big winners of the Portugal O’ Meeting’s Trail Orienteering course. Very challenging technically, the course was the biggest TrailO event ever in Portugal, both for the number of participants and for their expertise. “The best Trail Orienteering course ever in Portugal”; that’s how Mark Heikoop, […]


13/02/2013 || Happiness & sadness for Kvåle ||Arena||

At the prize-giving for the middle distance race,  Hans Jørgen Kvåle’s face changed from big happiness to sadness. The Norwegian won his first individual gold, but his thoughts were also with a person from his home town. “I will honour Hans Bjone with this gold”, said Kvåle at the end of the prize-giving when he […]


13/02/2013 || Yulia’s best-ever achievement ||Arena||

Yulia has come up step by step to the absolutely highest world-class level. Her victory in the middle distance at the European Championships is her best so far. The 29-year-old athlete is number three in the World Rankings. In the middle distance she took a superb victory, finishing almost one minute faster than Anastasia Kravchenko […]


13/02/2013 || No rest for Frida! ||Arena||

Photo: Erik Borg Frida Sandberg started the year running in the World Cup in orienteering for seniors. In the middle distance here she became individual Junior World Champion for the first time. “It’s great to get the gold”, the talent smiles. All year around she is doing really well. Even though she still has another […]


13/02/2013 || Careful way to victory ||Arena||

Photo: Erik Borg Misa Tuomala is training hard and is a fast skier, but the Finn didn’t use full speed all the way in the middle distance in the Junior World Championships in ski orienteering. “You really had to be careful. All the way it was difficult”, says the Finn. There were a lot of […]


13/02/2013 || Born to ski orienteering ||Arena||

Photo: Erik Borg Doris Kudre took Estonia’s first ever gold at the European Championships. The success is based on spending a long time with map and skis. “My family has been ski orienteering for a long time. I started with it four years ago. Now I am in my fifth season”, she smiles. Estonia hasn’t […]


13/02/2013 || European Ski Orienteering Championships: Middle distance golds to Russia and Norway ||News||

Gold medals went to Russian and Norwegian athletes in today’s Middle distance race. Yuliya Tarasenko and Hans Jørgen Kvåle were the victorious athletes at the end of two hard-fought races.


13/02/2013 || Niggli and Gueorgiou – again! ||Arena||

The Women Elite’s race opened the final day of the Portugal O’ Meeting this year, with Simone Niggli starting in the chasing start as the first competitor on the Long Distance. Her lead of 8:45 before her most direct opponent, Annika Billstam, was a huge one. In the end, Simone Niggli would even extend her […]


12/02/2013 || ESOC Sprint Relay: first control decisive! ||Arena||

Photo: Erik Borg The fight for the gold medals in the sprint relay at the European Championships ended at the first control! The Russian Anastasia Kravchenko took away all the excitement. “Anastasia shall really have the honour. She was the only one who got it right”, smiles Kiril Veselov, the anchor in the Russian sprint […]


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