20th World University Orienteering Championship

World University Orienteering Champs 2018

Next up in the international competitions over the summer are the World University Orienteering Championships, held every other year, this year’s are in Kuortane, Finland.

There are a number of Edinburgh University and Heriot Watt (EUOC) students in the GB team, selected after their great perfomances in home races earlier in the season. The competition kicks off tomorrow with a mixed sprint relay. You can follow the action here: https://www.wuoc2018.com/
Good luck to all the runners over the week!

The schedule, including details of who is competing in which race, is:

  • Tuesday 17th Mixed Sprint Relay, 14.00 (BST)
    Jonny Crickmore, Sasha Chepelin
  • Wednesday 18th Middle, 08.00-12.00 (BST)
    Sasha Chepelin, Sarah Jones, Fay Walsh
  • Thursday 19th Sprint, 08.00-11.00 (BST)
    Jonny Crickmore, Sasha Chepelin
  • Friday 20th Long, 07.30-13.00 (BST)
    Jonny Crickmore, Sarah Jones, Fay Walsh
  • Saturday 21st RelayW start 08.00 (BST),M start 09.30 (BST)
    Sarah Jones (GBR 2), Fay Walsh (GBR 1), Jonny Crickmore (GBR1), Sasha Chepelin (GBR 1)

For details of the full GBR team competing, see the British Orienteering news article: https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/index.php?pg=news_archive&item=4221

Posted on 16th Jul 18
by Rona Lindsay

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