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The advantage with an orienteering race compared with any other race is that every competitor has a chance to win, a newspaper newspaper in 1927.

Orienteering Columnist, Hans Werp, wrote this on his Facebook page 15th September 2018:

On this day (15th September) 40 years ago, the individual WOC was organised by NOF (Norwegian Orienteering Fedration) and Eiker OL. From the arena at Bermingrud the runners could enjoy some of the best terrain Norway and Eiker had to offer.

No less than 88 WOC medals have been won by runners representing one of the clubs from Østfold. We will present all of them in the build-up to WOC 2019. Number 24 is Vincent Coupat.

From 2006 and onwards the white moose Albin became a Norwegian and international celebrity while he peacefully strolled around in the WOC forest in the Mørk-area. It all came to an end a beautiful autumn day in 2011 when he met a Danish hunter.

Once upon a time Østfold was a just a collection of skerries.

Who will represent their countries at WOC was decided as around 15 nations gathered for two test races at Rokke in Østfold last weekend.

Fabulous coast areas, historical fortresses, all kinds of activities and numerous cultural events! During WOC 2019 you get to experience anything you like.

No less than 88 WOC medals have been won by runners representing one of the clubs from Østfold. We will present all of them in the build-up to WOC 2019. Number 24 is Kajsa Nilsson.

One month prior to the ordinary entry deadline we’re closing in on 5000 entries

No less than 88 WOC medals have been won by runners representing one of the clubs from Østfold. We will present all of them in the build-up to WOC 2019. Number 23 is Gaute Hallan Steiwer.

Bergman decided the men’s relay Bergman decided the men’s relay 2019-08-17 - - In the hills towards the sixth control I realised I’m going to win, Swedish last lap runner Gustav Bergman said after he’d secured gold for Sweden in a thrilling men’s relay at WOC 2019’s last day. More detail
Relay: Swedish ladies with WOC 2019 treble. Relay: Swedish ladies with WOC 2019 treble. 2019-08-17 - Sweden’s Karolin Ohlsson outsprinted Swiss Julia Jakob on the golf course towards the last control. This means that Sweden will take all the women’s gold medals home from WOC 2019. More detail
Volunteer of the day: Have sent close to 10.000 runners into the forest. Volunteer of the day: Have sent close to 10.000 runners into the forest. 2019-08-17 - WOC 2019 will have close to the estimated 10.000 spectator race starters during the WOC week in Østfold, and Saturday we paid the staff at the start a visit in the pouring rain. More detail