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HP Elite News September

1. Jim Russell -appointed to HP Squad Coaching Position. Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce that Jim Russell has been appointed as a HP Squad Coach for the next two years. Jim brings many years …
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Call for nominations for AUS-NZ Challenge 2015

Call for nominations for AUS-NZ Challenge 2015 The challenge is to be held at the Oceania Championships in Tasmania in January 2015. Age classes to be contested are determined by the visiting nation and are …
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Wildfire Sports Ultra Long- Nick Hann NZ the BIG winner

In yesterday’s Wildfire Sports Australian Ultra Long Distance event held at Kooyoora State Park the big winner was the NZ Junior Nick Hann who flew to Victoria especially to run in this event with his …
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Mapping workshop in Sydney Aug 29-30

ONSW will be conducting a mapping workshop in Sydney on August 29-30. Alex Tarr, one of Australia’s leading mappers, heads an impressive list of presenters. This is the course to attend if you wish to …
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Follow World Championships live via IOF LiveCenter

The IOF would like to remind everyone of the LiveCenter service that the IOF has set up. You can follow live GPS tracking, web streaming and arena speaker voice from the World Orienteering Championships here: …
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2015 National Orienteering League program announced

The 2015 National Orienteering League program has been finalised as follows. Round Date Event Location/Map 1 Sat 7th March Mixed Sprint Relay Sydney – map TBC 2 Sat 7th March Sprint Qualification Sydney – map …
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Update on Eventor

At the Orienteering Australia AGM held during Easter several states put forward motions relating to progressing the development of Eventor. An update on the progress of the items discussed at the AGM is described below. …
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Carolyn Jackson Triple Masters World Champion

The highlight of the last two days of the MTBO World Championships undoubtedly was the trifecta of gold medals won in the W50 Masters by Carolyn Jackson. Given that there were several ex elite riders …
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National Orienteering League Round 5

WILDFIRE SPORTS AUSTRALIAN ULTRA LONG On Sunday at Kooyoora State Park the NOL program for 2014 will continue with the very challenging Wildfire Sport Ultra Long Distance event. For the M21E this will be 20km …
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Tim Robertson (NZ) creates history at MTBO Worlds.

Tim Robertson (foot) & Tim Jackson (bike) pictured. Kiwi Tim Robertson became the first athlete to win gold medals in both foot & mtb orienteering World Championships in the same year when he won the …
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Angus Robinson 10th in MTBO sprint.

SPRINT RESULTS Elite: Women 1 Marika Hara FIN 20:44 2 Tatiana Repina RUS 21:04 3 Emily Benham GBR 21:09 4 Svetlana Poverina RUS 21:22 5 Eeva-Liisa Hakala FIN 21:45 6 Martina Tichovska CZE 21:58 Men …
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Applications sought for vacant national coaching positions

Orienteering Australia is seeking applications from experienced coaches for the vacant national coaching positions of National Coach, Australian Junior Development Squad (AJDS) and National Coach, Targeted Talented Athlete Squad (TTA). The Australian Junior Development Squad …
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MTBO World Championships about to commence in Poland.

Tim Jackson training and the long course practice map. The Australian MTBO team is finalising their preparations in Bialystok, Poland, for the World Championships that run from August 25-30th. They have spent the last week …
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WOC LONG DISTANCE

Yesterday in Lavarone we had the WOC long distance event. After the urban terrain of the sprints we moved into the bush terrain for the rest of the events. A lot of the athletes were …
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WUOC Relay

Today was the conclusion of the WUOC for 2014 in Olomouc. The relays were held on the same map as yesterday’s middle distance event. After the km rates that were run yesterday we were expecting …
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WUOC Relay

Today was the conclusion of the WUOC for 2014 in Olomouc. The relays were held on the same map as yesterday’s middle distance event. After the km rates that were run yesterday we were expecting …
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WUOC Middle Distance

Today at Protivanov was another successful day for the Swiss and the Swedes at this years WUOC. Albin Ridefelt (Sweden) was a comfortable 36 second winner in the men’s race. He had a very fast …
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WUOC Sprint

Today’s sprint was held in the surroundings of the basilica at Svaty Kopecek, which included some controls in the Olomouc Zoo and also much running on cobblestone streets in the urban area. The arena was …
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WUOC Long Distance

Today was the Long Distance event and the winners were Norway in the women and France in the Men. Goril Ronning Sund (Norway) won the womens gold medal in today`s long distance race in Nectavske …
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