Long Distance Qualifier 1
World Masters Orienteering Championships
Italy 7 August 2013
Debbie Davey, 2nd in W55 ht 2, Paul Adrian, 3rd in M90, Maureen Ogilvie, 6th in W80, Ann Ingwersen, 8th in W70 ht 1, and Ron Junghans, 8th in M70 ht 1, were the most outstanding Australian performers yesterday in the first of the 2 qualifying events for the final of the Long Distance Championship at World Masters in Italy.
Others with top 20 performances were Ted Van Geldermalsen in M55 and Ross Barr in M65. New Zealand’s Ross Brighouse had an outstanding win in M65 heat 1.
Age group and qualifying heat number:
M55-1: 62 Larry Weiss (Garingal); M55-2: 20 Ted Van Geldermalsen (Yarra Valley), 36 Andrew McComb (OH), 45 Alex Davey (Waggaroos); M55-3: 51 James Lithgow (Garingal), 66 Peter Orr (Newcastle).
M60-1: 61 Ron Pallas (Uringa); M60-2: 52 Geoff Hudson (Nillumbik Emus); M60-3: 28 Colin Price (Central Coast); M60-4: 35 Bert Elson (Australopers).
M65-1: (1 Ross Brighouse (New Zealand)), 20 Ross Barr (Garingal), 54 Eric Wainwright (Red Roos); M65-2: 60 John Giles (Garingal); M65-3: 56 Dick Ogilvie (Uringa); M64-4: 49 James Merchant (Garingal).
M70-1: 8 Ron Junghans (Garingal); M70-2: 66 Frank Ingwersen (Parawanga).
M90-1: 3 Paul Adrian (Nillumbik Emus).
W55-1: 42 Margi Freemantle (Yarra Valley), 67 Gayle Shepherd (Uringa), 69 Maria Orr (Newcastle); W55-2: 2 Debbie Davey (Waggaroos), 47 Karin Hefftner (Garingal), 57 Teri McComb (OH).
W60-1: 23 Robyn Pallas (Central Coast).
W70-1: 8 Ann Ingwersen (Parawanga).
W75-1: 37 Dorothy Adrian (Nillumbik Emus).
W80-1: 6 Maureen Ogilvie (Uringa).