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WOC Middle at Darnaway (Castle).

WOC Middle at Darnaway. Today in a beautiful setting the WOC Middle was held. The arena was on a sloping grass area directly in front of the Darnaway Castle owned by the Earl of Moray …
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Hanny On the Podium for Sprint

WOC Sprint Presentation  This evening the presentations were held for the WOC Sprints and also the WOC Sprint Relay. The highlight for the small number of Australians present along with the rest of the Australian …
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Fantastic Sprint Final- Hanny 5th place

Oi Oi- Hanny 5th in Sprint Final at WOC 2015 “Every picture tells a story” In an even more exciting Sprint Final today than yesterday’s Sprint Relay Hanny Allston ran herself into a brilliant 5th …
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Exciting Win for Denmark in Sprint Relay

Exciting Win to Denmark in Sprint Relay Today in the small town of Nairn beside the Moray Firth, on a sunny but cold afternoon the WOC Sprint Relay was a very exciting event. The arena …
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WOC Sprint Qualification

Today in Forres east of Inverness the 2015 World Orienteering Championships started with the Sprint Qualification heats. The top 15 runners from each heat to advance to the final to be held on Sunday. The …
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WOC 2015 Inverness, Scotland- Starts Friday

  WOC 2015 Inverness, Scotland. Preamble The 2015 World Orienteering Championships get underway on Friday evening (31st July) and conclude the following Friday (7th August). Australia will be represented by it’s largest team for many …
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Lawford takes gold at World Masters

Geoff Lawford has provided the Australian highlight of the sprint at the World Masters Orienteering Championships when he took the gold medal in today’s M60 final in Gothenburg. He was not expected to feature in …
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15 Australians reach sprint final at World Masters

15 Australians will take part in the sprint final at the World Masters Orienteering Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden, after today’s qualification race. It was a day for the runners, with relatively straightforward courses in a …
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SA and Vic Junior Training Camp

An idea that came from the OA Coaching Conference in January has been a great success. A combined junior training camp in preparation for the Australian Orienteering Championships Carnival in Ballarat later in the year. …
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JWOC Relay

The 2015 Junior World Orienteering Championships concluded today with the relay event on similar terrain to both the long and the middle.Again the Scandinavian countries dominated the relay competition. The Gold medalists from the long …
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JWOC Long Distance

JWOC Long Distance Finnish Olli Ojanaho won a second Gold medal at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Rauland, Norway after a great race. Swedish Sara Hagström won a well deserved Gold medal in the …
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JWOC Middle Final

On the same terrain as the middle qualification the courses again provided some typical Scandinavian technical challenges which were described on the World of O as “The Junior World Championships Middle distance offered tricky orienteering …
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JWOC Middle Qualification

A great day for two of our JWOC debutants-both just 17 years of age, Winnie Oakhill and Patrick Jaffe have both qualified for the A final in the JWOC Middle Distance  along with Matt Doyle …
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JWOC Sprint Report

JWOC Sprint In today’s JWOC Sprint on a map which had some opportunities for route choice with some climb and on a hot day in Åmot, Norway, some of the runners struggled keeping up the …
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JWOC 2015- Final Preparations

A report on the Aussie Teams final race preparations during the last week in Norway from Karen (Manager) “Training this week has involved racing simulations which we’ve done with the New Zealanders. The aim of …
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