15/10/2013 || Matthias’ final World Cup race ||Arena||

Since 2004 Matthias Merz has been one of the very best orienteers in the world. From now on, however, he is no longer aiming at individual international success.


14/10/2013 || Annika Billstam’s next route choice ||Arena||

Last week was special for Annika Billstam in several ways: She was again among the three best in the Orienteering World Cup overall – but she also started to work full time! The 37-year-old Swede became World Champion on the long distance in 2011. This weekend she finished a new great international season with being […]


14/10/2013 || Return for relay in World Cup ||Arena||

For some years now there haven’t been any relays in the Orienteering World Cup, but next year this will change. Mixed sprint relay races will be organised in conjunction with many of the World Cup events, and of course at the World Orienteering Championships.  “It will be a unofficial World Cup”, Göran Andersson from the […]


13/10/2013 || MTB Orienteering World Cup: Czech Republic wins mixed relay, Finland takes overall crown ||News||

The Czech Republic was a convincing winner of the final race in the 2013 World Cup – a mixed relay for teams of three riders in semi-urban terrain. Last leg rider Kryštof Bogar came to the finish 3.54 ahead of the second-placed team, Russia. Finland, with a team placed third in the race today, takes victory in the overall standings.


12/10/2013 || MTB Orienteering World Cup: overall wins for Hara and Foliforov ||News||

Today’s Long distance race was the last individual race in the World Cup calendar, and it was a success day in particular for Anton Foliforov, Russia and Marika Hara, Finland, both of whom did well enough today to claim overall victory, even though neither of them was victorious on the day.


11/10/2013 || MTB Orienteering World Cup: Russian double in Middle race ||News||

Olga Vinogradova and Anton Foliforov from Russia were the winners of today’s Middle distance race in the final round of the MTBO World Cup on a warm and sunny day at Grândola in south-west Portugal.


11/10/2013 || Nadiya Volynska aims even higher ||Arena||

Nadiya Volynska finished third in the World Cup Final. Photo: Erik Borg Nadiya Volynska has had a great autumn. First she got a bronze medal at The World Games. Then she was third in the second last race in the World Cup.  The Ukraine has got the taste for podium places now.  “Now I want […]


11/10/2013 || It is not all over for Simone yet ||Arena||

Simone Niggli finishing her last World Cup race. Photo: Erik Borg It was a special moment in the centre of Baden, Switzerland. For years the smiling Swiss girl has been the brightest star in international orienteering. And now it was all over. Or was it? All the female athletes met up in the finish field after Simone […]


11/10/2013 || Estonia applies to organise World Orienteering Championships 2017 ||News||

The Estonian Orienteering Federation submitted an application to organise the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) 2017.


10/10/2013 || Tove is looking forward to Italy 2014 ||Arena||

Tove Alexandersson did not succeed in holding the first place in the overall World Cup to the end. Now she is preparing herself for new goals. From the World Cup Final in Switzerland the Swedish star travelled directly to Italy. On holiday perhaps? Not at all. Tove is looking forward to the upcoming World Championships […]


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