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03/08/2018 || Latvia welcomes world’s Trail Orienteers too! ||News, TrailO||

The main spotlights in Latvia next week will be on the World Orienteering Championships, but Latvia is also hosting the World Trail Orienteering Championships (WTOC), at the same time but at a completely different venue.


03/08/2018 || IOF and WOC 2018 organiser team up with Pfizer to inform about Tick-Borne Encephalitis TBE ||News||

The IOF is proud to announce a partnership with Pfizer and the WOC 2018 organisers to provide information about TBE, a disease which is very relevant to talk about in the orienteering community. In connection with WOC 2018, more specifically in connection with the WOC Middle distance competition on Tuesday August 7th and the Latvian […]


02/08/2018 || Follow WOC LIVE! ||News||

All competitions will be broadcasted live on TV and LIVE Orienteering. Sweden, Finland and Estonia will have full TV coverage, Czech Republic and Switzerland will have parts covered. Latvia will have all competitions broadcasted on a web-stream platform with Latvian commentators. All broadcasts on LIVE Orienteering will have livestream with English language commentators, GPS tracking and LIVE results.


02/08/2018 || WOC: Thierry Gueorgiou from a different and new point of view ||FootO, News, WOC news||

This WOC Thierry Gueorgiou will return to the main orienteering competition but to play a different role, as one of the coaches of the Swedish Team. In this interview, he talks about his career as an orienteer and how he has exchanged the role of the runner to become the coach.


01/08/2018 || WOC: LIVE Orienteering expert’s expectations ||FootO, News, WOC news||

It is going to be a special World Orienteering Championships – the last one with both sprint and forest disciplines.  But already this year, we will have the world championships divided into two parts – the urban part in Riga with the sprint and sprint relay in the beginning of the WOC week, followed by the forest disciplines in Sigulda.


01/08/2018 || First World Orienteering Championships for Latvia ||FootO, News, WOC news||

The 35th World Orienteering Championships (WOC) will be held in Riga and Sigulda, Latvia starting on Saturday. 345 athletes from 49 nations are entered for the competitions – three individual plus Relay and Sprint Relay.


31/07/2018 || Kris Jones – fighting for more medals ||FootO, News, WOC news||

At the European Championships in May, British orienteer Kris Jones won his first senior medal. Now he is ready to take new steps forward in Latvia.


30/07/2018 || Karolin Ohlsson – lots of feelings and energy! ||FootO, News, WOC news||

Karolin Ohlsson will shortly be starting a very intense World Championships (WOC) week in orienteering. She has found her sport.


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