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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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JWOC 2015-Aussie Teams Preparation

The Australian JWOC Team has spent the last week preparing in Norway for the Junior World Orienteering Championships that will start in Amot, Norway on Sunday. They have been doing some race preparations in the …
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Australian Team WOC 2015

Australian Team World Orienteering Championships, Inverness, Scotland  31st July-7th August. The team to represent Australia at the World Orienteering Championships is: Men Lachlan Dow-Middle, Sprint Relay Bryan Keely- Sprint, Long Ian Lawford- Sprint Brodie Nankervis- …
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Bushrangers Test Match Victory

Australian Team wins AUS-NZ Test Match After 3 days of close racing in Woodhill Forest, the Australian Bushrangers have pipped the New Zealand Pinestars 285-280 to take the Aspin-Key Trophy back across the Tasman. On …
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HP News May 2015

Orienteering Australia High Performance News  May 12th 2015 Tiomila Relay Last weekend saw the running of the large and very important Swedish relay-Tiomila. There was live TV including GPS tracking and also live commentary and …
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Nominations now open for Australian team for MTBO ANZ Challenge on 7-8 November

The 2015 Australian-New Zealand MTBO Challenge will be contested as part of the Australian MTBO Championships at Anglesea in Victoria on 7-8th November. Nominations are now open for the Australian team, so visit this link …
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Sprint Mapping Seminar, Ballarat, 1 October 2015

SPRINT MAPPING SEMINAR AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS CARNIVAL, BALLARAT 10am-5pm, Thursday, 1 October 2015 Invitation Orienteering Australia’s Mapping Committee invites you to a Sprint Mapping Seminar to be held in Ballarat during the 2015 Australian Championships Carnival. …
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