WOC 2019 has young volunteers as a focus area. At the opening ceremony on Monday the extra young volunteers were shining.
- The world's first orienteering event open to civilians was held near Oslo in 1897. With Norway as the host nation of WOC 2019 orienteering comes home!
The words belong to Estonian IOF President Leo Haldna when he declared the 36th World Orienteering Championship opened at Sarpsborg City Square Monday night.