Australian Boomerangs fire up

The 2007 World Orienteering Championships in Kiev, Ukraine are only 3 weeks away. Unlike JWOC, not every athlete can run every discipline, with only 3 from the same country allowed to run any one distance. Defending Sprint Distance Champion Hanny Allston gets a free spot, allowing 4 Aussie girls to race the Sprint Distance.

Allocation of disciplines are below:

Women:

Long   – Hanny Allston, Kathryn Ewels, Anna Sheldon
Middle – Hanny Allston, Jo Allison, Grace Elson
Sprint – Hanny Allston, Anna Sheldon, Grace Elson, Kathryn Ewels
Relay  – Hanny Allston, Grace Elson, Jo Allison (order not decided)

Men:

Long   – Dave Shepherd, Reuben Smith
Middle – Rob Walter, Troy de Haas, Julian Dent
Sprint – Rob Walter, Troy de Haas, Julian Dent
Relay  – Dave Shepherd, Troy de Haas, Julian Dent (order not decided)

WOC starts on 18th August. Follow the athletes on the team blog. Best of luck to all our athletes.

Hanny, Jo and Grace after finishing 4th in last year's relay.

Hanny, Jo and Grace after finishing 4th in last year’s relay.