2006 Silva Orienteer of the Year and Non-Elite Rankings

Shane Jenkins2007 Archive

Lachlan Dow-webLachlan Dow (BS.A, pictured) has won the Silva Medal for 2006.

Lachlan’s excellent year included wins at Easter and the Australian Championships and two firsts in State Championships. A perfect record for the year slipped through his hands when he came second in the NSW Championships.  He is the first junior to win the award since Cassie Trewin and Andy Hogg shared the award in 1990.

The Silva Medal competition is based on points for participating and placing in the Australian Championships, the Easter 3-Days, and all State Championships (Elite and A classes in M/W16 and above).

Leading point scorers were:

  1. Lachlan Dow       BS.A  27
  2. Jenny Bourne      EU.V  23
  3. Todd Neve           MF.V  22
  4. David Shepherd   RR.A  22
  5. Hugh Moore        RR.A  20
  6. Dave Lotty          UR.N  20
  7. Jo Allison            RR.A  20

The list of 2006 Non-Elite rankings is here (72KB PDF).