NEWS

Orienteering Columnist, Hans Werp, wrote this on his Facebook page last saturday:

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.

Østfold Energi has signed a deal to become the main sponsor on a national level for WOC 2019. This obviously is music to the ears of WOC Director Per Bergerud.

In the fourth edition of WOC2019's GPS Analysis Column World of O's Jan Kocbach takes a look at the GPS-tracking from the 2018 pre WOC and World Cup long distance - a race dominated by the Swedish runners, with Gustav Bergman and Tove Alexandersson on top. How did Bergman and Alexandersson attack the Norwegian forest? Another must-read for those interested in WOC 2019 terrain.

Straight on from WOC to inspecting next year’s terrain along with representatives from national broadcaster NRK and IOF.

Big margin in favour of the Swedes among the women – a thriller all the way to the end for the men.

Tove Alexandersson with performance that outclassed the rest – William Lind victorious after a highly dramatic sprint.

The Swedes Johan Runesson and Albin Ridefelt claimed the top two spots in the prologue this morning, and will start first in the pursuit on Saturday afternoon in Aremark, Østfold. Tove Alexandersson has good margin before the pursuit in the women’s class.

Tove Alexandersson and Gustav Bergman were the best during World Cup orienteering at Skolleborg.

NRK will air 5,5 hours of live orienteering from the pre-WOC/World Cup in Halden.

Guro (25), Henrik Julian (12) and Stein (83) are looking forward to take part as volunteers during WOC 2019 next summer.

Dæhli and Hausken the best at relay trial Dæhli and Hausken the best at relay trial 2019-06-26 - Magne Dæhli and Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg sprinted best for victories during the Norwegian national team’s open investigation race for the WOC relay Tuesday. Approaching WOC 2019 the two have fairly different planning schedules. More detail
The medal winners of Østfold: Magne Dæhli The medal winners of Østfold: Magne Dæhli 2019-06-21 - 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 22 is Magne Dæhli. More detail
The medal winners of Østfold: Elena Roos The medal winners of Østfold: Elena Roos 2019-06-13 - 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 21 is Elena Roos. More detail