09/07/2015 || Ojanaho had to handle pain ||Arena||

Olli Ojanaho won his second gold at JWOC, after having extra challenges during this last individual race in Rauland in Norway. “Great to get one more gold”, the Finn smiles. The 18-year-old athlete again ran an impressive race, but made some mistakes. “The Middle Final was a much better race”, he says. In the Long, […]


09/07/2015 || JWOC Long Distance: second gold for Ojanaho ||News||

Olii Ojanaho, Finland added the Long Distance crown to his Middle Distance gold medal today, winning by a comfortable 1.15. Sweden’s Sara Hagström took the women’s gold.


07/07/2015 || Olli Ojanaho – alone in the forest from 5 years of age ||Arena||

Olli Ojanaho is already remarkably full of experience from orienteering. And from today he is also a gold medal winner at international level. The Finn was in front from the start in the first forest final at the Junior World Championships in Rauland in Norway. The last starter in the final had a gap of […]


07/07/2015 || Anine Ahlsand – success all year ||Arena||

In the winter, Anine Ahlsand won gold at the JWOC in ski orienteering. Now in the summer she has won gold at JWOC in orienteering. The Norwegian is definitely back in business. A very happy Norwegian ran a super Middle Distance race with almost no mistakes. And she climbed up on to the highest point […]


07/07/2015 || JWOC Middle Final: gold medals to Finland and Norway ||News||

Middle Distance Champions after today’s races are Anine Ahlsand, Norway and Olli Ojanaho, Finland. Both won by a margin of 14 seconds.


07/07/2015 || Successful TrailO Event Adviser Clinic in Croatia ||News||

In connection with the World Trail Orienteering Championships 2015 in Croatia the IOF Trail Orienteering Commission organised a TrailO Event Adviser Clinic.


06/07/2015 || Andrea Svensson going for the top ||Arena||

Andrea Svensson feels familiar with the unknown terrain, and her goal is very clear ahead of the first forest Final at JWOC. “I got bronze in the Middle Distance last year. I hope to achieve a medal again”, she says. Since last year’s Championships in Bulgaria she has raised her level quite a lot. “Earlier I […]


06/07/2015 || Winnie Oakhill: “It’s a nice challenge” ||Arena||

Australian athlete Winnie Oakhill is getting new experiences in what to look for and what to have under her feet at the Championships in Norway, and is showing strength. “It’s difficult. I have never been overseas before this trip to JWOC and the terrain is totally different from home”, she says. “What’s under the feet […]


06/07/2015 || Brought into the sport by father and friend ||Arena||

William Hubsch lives in Los Angeles, but the way into the sport was quite obvious. It wasn’t so obvious for Austin Fowler, but both are taking part at JWOC. William and Austin are a part of the team from USA. William is 18, and is taking part in his third JWOC. “Why I started with […]


06/07/2015 || Timothy Chambers: “Great to be taking part again” ||Arena||

Timothy Chambers has some extra challenges with JWOC in Norway, but he has also some advantages. The South African was 33rd in the qualification and is therefore in the B-final. “We’ve been here for two-and-a-half weeks, but this terrain is very different from home”, he says. But he is also extremely experienced. “I have taken […]


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