Round-up of Australian WOC and JWOC results

The World Orienteering Championships in Estonia and the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Finland are now completed. A round-up of the Australian results is below. World Orienteering Championships Sprint Henry McNulty – 37th Krystal Neumann – 39th Natasha Key – mispunch in final Belinda Lawford – 20th in qualifying Simon Uppill – 21st in qualifying Brodie Nankervis – 24th in … Read More

Follow the Australian Team at the World Orienteering Championships

Most of the Australian Team for the World Orienteering Championships are now in Estonia for their final training camp. Competition starts on Friday week with the sprint qualification. You can follow the team in several ways: the Live Orienteering website the WOC event website the OA Facebook page and the Australian Orienteering Team blog which will be updated by the … Read More

National League Standings

NOL point scores for the season have been updated following the Australian 3 Days in Wagga on the weekend. Simon Uppill and Jo Allison have cemented their leads in the senior categories. Some athletes missed the latest round as they headed overseas to prepare for WOC and JWOC. In the junior classes this helped Aston Key and Tara Melhuish to … Read More

OA Meetings, 10 & 11 June, Australian Three Days, Wagga Wagga

Sturt Public School Hall is booked for the meetings. Car parking is in the school car park on White Avenue. Schedule: Travel time back into Wagga from the events is about 15 mins on Saturday and 50 mins on Sunday. Meeting Schedule: Saturday 4.30-5.00: Events Committee Saturday 5.00-6.15: Technical Committee Sunday 3.30-4.30: Mapping Committee Sunday 3:30-4:30: Schools Championship 2017 Managers … Read More

NOL Standings

The NOL season standings have been published following the Round 3 events at the Oceania Champs (NOL points). The standings show the best 5 results from 7 races so far. Simon Uppill leds the senior men with a perfect score in the best 5 out of 7 races; Charlotte Watson leads the senior women; Aston Key has pulled away in … Read More

WOC Team Announcement

OA is pleased to announce the Australian team for WOC 2017 to be held in Estonia in July. Congratulations to all the team members. The team is: Women Bridget Anderson Natasha Key Belinda Lawford Krystal Neumann Men Matthew Crane Bryan Keely Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis Simon Uppill Sprint Distance – Women Natasha Key Belinda Lawford Krystal Neumann Sprint Distance – … Read More

ANZ Secondary Schools Trophy arrives in Australia

The ANZ Secondary Schools Challenge Trophy has arrived in Australia   for the first time since the inception of this Australia New Zealand  Challenge in 2005. What a fantastic carnival it was for the more than 50 Australian Secondary School students who took part. A great opportunity to network, make friends and experience the fun of a major international event. Congratulations to … Read More

Australian gold rush at World Masters

In an extraordinary day of results at the World Masters Orienteering Championships sprint final in Auckland, Australia won 12 of the 23 gold medals on offer. This included a clean sweep of the medals in W45, and a double in W35. So complete was the dominance of the green and gold that Ugly Gully on its own, with three gold … Read More

2017 JWOC team announcement

OA is happy to name the Team for the Junior World Orienteering Championships to be held in Tampere, Finland, during July. Team The Coach this year is Ralph Street, with the manager/assistant coach being Hanny Alston Jim Russell OA Head Coach

Allison wins Oceania Long Distance Championship

Jo Allison has taken out the Oceania Long Distance Championship in W21E in today’s event in tough sand-dune terrain in Woodhill Forest near Auckland. In a fluctuating race in which the top four were separated by just over a minute, she recovered from a mid-course mistake to edge out Susen Loesch (Germany) and Imogene Scott (New Zealand), with Krystal Neumann … Read More