18/08/2015 || World MTBO Championships: Middle Distance golds to France and Russia ||News||

Just as they did in the European MTBO Championships, Gaelle Barlet, France and Anton Foliforov, Russia took the gold medals in the WMTBOC Middle Distance race held today at Liberec in the Czech Republic.


16/08/2015 || Nothing decided yet in the MTBO World Cup 2015 ||News||

On Tuesday August 18th the World Mountainbike Orienteering Championships (WMTBOC) kick off in Liberec, Czech Republic. Individual medals in MTBO’s main event will be handed out in Middle Distance, Sprint and Long Distance competitions and the championships end on Saturday August 22nd with the relay competitions. The World MTBO Championships also constitute the final round of the […]


12/08/2015 || World Rankings update – Daniel Hubmann and Danish women take top spots ||News||

Three of four IOF World Rankings lists have new names up top after the World Orienteering Championships competitions in Inverness, Scotland last week. Daniel Hubmann (SUI) ends the WOC week as the highest ranked athlete in both of the men’s World Rankings, that is both the list for middle/long distance and the sprint list. He […]


11/08/2015 || MTBO World Cup organizers for 2017 set ||News||

At last weeks IOF Council meeting in Inverness organizers for the 2017 MTBO World Cup events were decided. The IOF Council approved the recommendations of the MTBO Commission and awarded the 1st round of the MTBO World Cup 2017 to Austria and the 2nd round to France. The European MTBO Championships and the World Masters […]


10/08/2015 || Felt pain, just ran, took gold ||Arena||

In March Ida Bobach got rid of her injuries, but in the last couple of days before the Long at WOC she was again a little unfit. Already in France in 2011, as a last year junior, Ida Bobach took her first WOC medal as a senior. As a junior she’s the athlete with the […]


10/08/2015 || Will Thierry continue? ||Arena||

Thierry Gueorgiou won his 13th WOC gold in the Long Distance on Friday. One big question is if he will go for another WOC. Thierry didn’t have the best feeling in the start of the race, and made some small mistakes in the early part of the course, but things changed. “It went better and […]


10/08/2015 || Basset: “Not at all expected” ||Arena||

A lot of the very experienced did very well at the Championships, but there are also new stars. Lucas Bassett did much better than expected. The 24-year-old Frenchman ended with two medals: silver on the Middle Distance, just three seconds after winner Daniel Hubmann, and bronze in the forest Relay together with Vincent Coupat and […]


10/08/2015 || Moving to Sweden ||Arena||

Laurina Neumann and Brian Keely didn’t have a return ticket home to Australia after WOC. They are going to settle down in Scandinavia for a while. The Australians got a bit of experience in Scotland by coming a week before, and got some important practice. It was totally different from home. “At home it’s hard […]


08/08/2015 || World Orienteering Championships Long Distance: new gold for Thierry Gueorgiou, convincing win for Ida Bobach ||News||

Thierry Gueorgiou, France won his fourth gold medal at Long Distance in five years in Glen Affric in Scotland today, and Ida Bobach crowned a fantastic week for Denmark with her first gold medal at senior level.


08/08/2015 || IOF Presidents’ Conference held in Scotland ||News||

The IOF held its biannual Presidents’ Conference immediately after the Extraordinary General Assembly in Inverness, Scotland.


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