24/07/2014 || Høydal: thinking about winning for one year ||Arena||

Since JWOC last year, Gunvor Hov Høydal has been thinking daily about how to be at her very best in the forest races in Bulgaria. The Long Distance ended just as she wanted. When Gunvor started the first forest race at JWOC this year, she also knew a lot about what to do. With her […]


23/07/2014 || Gold for Norway and Sweden in JWOC Long Distance ||News||

Gunvor Hov Høydal, Norway and Anton Johansson, Sweden, were the winners of the Long Distance race in the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Bulgaria today. Johansson, who won the bronze medal in the Sprint yesterday and the silver at Middle Distance a year ago, won his race by more than one minute.


22/07/2014 || Tim Robertson: one year, one goal. Success achieved! ||Arena||

Tim Robertson achieved his goal in the sprint race. Photo: Erik Borg Tim Robertson is taking part in his fourth JWOC and has been at three senior World Championships too. What a talent he has; his goal of a Sprint gold medal has also been very high on his list for a long time. The […]


22/07/2014 || Sara Hagström: “I took some seconds extra” ||Arena||

Happy winner with her gold medal. Photo: Erik Borg When Sara Hagström passed the arena on the Sprint one year ago in silver position, it didn’t end that well. This year she again passed the arena in a good position, and this time it was a happy ending. “It gives something extra to win after […]


22/07/2014 || “My hair is no problem!” ||Arena||

Raquel Fernandes de Lima is a special person – a person with hair styled in a way unlike anyone else’s at JWOC in Bulgaria. For the first time Brazil is present at JWOC, with a team of two men and one woman. “My goal? I want to have good races and enjoy myself”, Raquel Fernandes […]


22/07/2014 || Junior World Orienteering Championships: Sprint golds to New Zealand and Sweden ||News||

The first race of the Championships, the Sprint, was held today in urban and park terrain in the town of Samokov in Bulgaria. The men’s title was taken by Tim Robertson, New Zealand, bronze medallist in the corresponding race last year, and the women’s went to Sara Hagström, Sweden who beat last year’s champion Heidi Mårtensson (Norway) by 5 seconds.


22/07/2014 || Standings of the Unofficial European Cup in Trail Orienteering updated ||News||

The Unofficial European Cup in Trail Orienteering (ECTO) continues this week in O-Ringen, Sweden.


22/07/2014 || The IOF seeks a Secretary General / Chief Executive Officer ||News||

The IOF is seeking to appoint a new Secretary General / Chief Executive Officer to succeed Barbro Rönnberg who will retire from the post at the end of 2014.


21/07/2014 || Belgians at JWOC: “Sprint can be a bit like poker” ||Arena||

Photo: Erik Borg Four Belgian boys are ready to do their very best at the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) in Bulgaria this week. They are running with the inspiration of Yannick Michiels’ results at the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) in Italy. JWOC starts on Tuesday with the Sprint, and the Belgian team are experienced […]


21/07/2014 || MTB Orienteering World Cup standings – Benham and Foliforov lead ||News||

The second round of the MTB Orienteering World Cup is now over, and the final round points will be awarded based on the results in the MTB Orienteering World Championships in Poland in late August.


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