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16/01/2019 || Trail Orienteering Athlete of the Year: Ján Furucz ||News, Newsletter, TrailO||

Ján Furucz, current world champion in PreO and silver medallist in TempO, has been chosen as the TrailO Athlete of 2018 as a result of his remarkable performances during last season. Furucz grew up in an orienteering family; his two brothers and his sister practised orienteering too, and his father was their coach while his mother took care of them. Nowadays, both he and his brother are part of the Slovakian TrailO team, which helps them support each other and constantly pull harder to improve.

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15/01/2019 || MTB Orienteering Athlete of the Year: Martina Tichovska ||MTBO, News, Newsletter||

The Czech athlete Martina Tichovska has been the clear queen of MTBO in 2018. She won five medals at the World MTBO Championships, one in each race: two gold medals in Long Distance and the Relay plus three silver medals, from Middle Distance, Mass Start and Sprint.

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11/01/2019 || Foot Orienteering Athlete of the Year: Tove Alexandersson ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Tove Alexandersson has done it again: she has been at her very best over the whole season. This year at the World Championships in Latvia she won 4 out of 5 possible medals: gold in Long and Mixed Relay, and silver in Sprint and Relay. And she is the winner of the 2018 World Cup.

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11/01/2019 || Ski Orienteering Athlete of the Year: Tove Alexandersson ||News, Newsletter, SkiO||

The Swedish athlete Tove Alexandersson is not only the current queen of FootO, but also of Ski Orienteering. She started FootO and also began practising SkiO at the age of ten. Now she is twenty-six, and she has been World Champion in SkiO eight times. In 2018 she has brought three gold medals home from the European Championships and has won the World Cup. So she has been chosen once again as the SkiO Athlete of the Year.

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21/12/2018 || Interested in the development of orienteering? IOF Commissions are looking for new members ||News, Newsletter||

As we enter the new strategic period for the IOF, we have identified a number of needs to strengthen IOF Commissions with new members. We would therefore ask your help in identifying new commission members for the following commissions.

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21/12/2018 || Sigurd Dæhli, Norway – multi-talented medal winner ||FootO, Newsletter, SkiO, TrailO||

The first person ever to win World Championship medals in three different orienteering disciplines: that is the distinction achieved by Sigurd Dæhli when the Norwegian open relay team took the silver medals at last year’s World TrailO Championships in Lithuania.

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21/12/2018 || Orienteering is totally in line with the image of university sports whose motto is: “Excellence in mind and body”. ||FootO, Newsletter, SkiO||

FISU Secretary General Eric Saintrond about the cooperation between FISU and the IOF and the honour to have been chosen as a member of the IOF Ethics Panel.

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04/10/2018 || The World Cup Final Round kicks off with Knock-Out Sprint in Praha ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

The World Cup Round 4 starts with a Knock-Out Sprint in Praha on the 4th of October. The semi-finals and the finals will be held in Výstaviště in the northern part of central Prague.

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03/10/2018 || Prague is buzzing: World Cup Finals start tomorrow! ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Excitement is building in Prague as athletes from 29 nations prepare for four World Cup events in successive days, starting tomorrow. The first event, a Knock-Out Sprint, is a trial of the final form of this new format. This is a sprint-dominated World Cup final series with only one forest race (Middle distance), but that promises to be very technically demanding in an area with masses of huge sandstone boulders and cliffs.

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02/10/2018 || Follow the World Cup Final live ||FootO, News, Newsletter||

Tove Alexandersson, Sweden has a commanding lead in the women’s standings, but there are three athletes in serious contention for the men’s title. Switzerland has a small lead in the Team World Cup. Don´t miss out: All you need to know about how to follow the competitions live.

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