The 2007 World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships commences today in Novo Mestre, Czech Republic. Australia has 5 men, and two women competing, with Victoria’s Alex Randall our best hope for a podium result. The teams has been posting lots of stories and pictures on their blog at http://www.ozmtboteam.socialfx.net/home/.
The Championships schedule is:
Monday: Sprint Distance
Tuesday: Middle Distance
Wednesday: Long Distance Qualification
Thursday: Rest day
Friday: Long Distance Final
Saturday: Relay and Banquet
The Official webpage can be found at http://www.mtbo.cz/woc2007/
The OA board and Orienteering community would like to wish them the best of luck for the Championships.