Riccarton_LornaEadesImage from World Champs Bulletin 3

This week the big orienteering countries have announced their World Cup Teams. This follows World Cup Rounds 1 and 2 the previous two weekends.

The World Champs are in Edinburgh in July, with the medal races on 12th, 14th and 16th. World Orienteering Champs - Bulletin-3.

The IOF has announced they will be broadcast live on Eurovision Sport in UK, France and Germany. This is a free service.

On The Red Line Watching the Venla and Jukola relays next weekend it will be interesting to see which of these athletes run in the forest for their clubs a month before a Sprint World Champs. Venla\Jukola is a delightful weekend and for many one of their favourite weekend, so we expect most will be there.

Edinburgh_Castle_A255786_037Photo by Oskar Karlin. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

Entries to competitions

from the rules

> In the Sprint and Knock-Out Sprint competitions, every Federation may enter up to 3 women and 3 men. > > In addition, the current World Champions for each format and the current Regional Champions for each format may be entered into the respective competitions by their Federation(s).

Some of the athletes qualifying for personal places:

  • Current Sprint World Champions (from 2022): Megan Carter Davies (GBR) and Kasper Harlem Fosser (NOR);

  • Current Sprint European Champions (from 2023): Sara Hagström (SWE) and Matthias Kyburz (SUI);

  • Current Sprint Oceania Champions (from 2024): Nea Shingler (AUS) and Joseph Lynch (NZL);

  • Current Knock-Out Sprint World Champions (from 2022): Tove Alexandersson (SWE) and Matthias Kyburz (SUI);

  • Current Knock-Out Sprint European Champions (from 2023): Tove Alexandersson (SWE) and Matthias Kyburz (SUI);

  • Current Knock-Out Sprint Oceania Champions (from 2024): Lizzie Ingham (NZL) and Joseph Lynch (NZL);

Team Announcements

The GB Team is to be confirmed after the World Champs Test Race on June 29th.

The Big Four

Switzerland - WOC Selections

Sweden - WOC Selections

Norway - WOC Selections

Finland - WOC Selections

Other Countries

Austria - WOC Selections

Denmark - WOC Selections

France - WOC Selections

Australia - WOC Selections

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