2019 Australian Schools Honour Team

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Featured News, Schools

Orienteering Australia is pleased to confirm the 2019 Australians Schools Orienteering Championships Honour Team as follows: Junior Girls Mikaela Gray (QLD), Milla Key (VIC)*, Iida Lehtonen (NSW), Nea Shingler (NSW) Junior Boys Torren Arthur (VIC), Aldo Bosman (WA), Alvin Craig (NSW), Sam Woolford (NSW) Senior Girls Mikayla Cooper (TAS), Ella Cuthbert (ACT), Zoe Melhuish (ACT), Caitlin Young (ACT) Senior Boys … Read More

2019 Silva Medal – Progress Scores after the Australian Long Championships

Darryl Erbacher2019 Archive, Featured News, News

Silva Medal 2019 Progress Scores after Australian Long After seven events that contribute to the determination of the winner of the Silva Medal 3 orienteers have achieved the maximum points (24) with at least 6 wins. They are Robin Uppill and Bruce Arthur with 7 wins and Stephen Craig with 6 wins. 6 other orienteers can achieve 6 wins with … Read More

Australian WOC history updated

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The Australian WOC results history has been updated. After WOC 2019, Simon Uppill has matched Natasha Key on 10 WOC appearances, and has set a new Australian record of 31 WOC events. (He also equalled his personal-best result with 30th in the middle). Patrick Jaffe and Mary Fleming made their debuts, Brodie Nankervis ran in his first individual final, and … Read More

Australian WOC history now online

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With the 2019 World Orienteering Championships set to start in Norway next week, Orienteering Australia has published a history of Australian WOC performances, since Rod Dominish became the first Australian to compete at WOC in 1972. Hanny Allston remains Australia’s only medallist with her sprint gold in 2006. Four other Australians have top-ten individual results: Kathryn Ewels (Preston) (5th, 2009 … Read More

Four new inductees into Orienteering Australia Hall of Fame

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Four new members have been inducted into the Orienteering Australia Hall of Fame. Hermann Wehner has been inducted into the Athlete Division. Hermann has a long history of outstanding national and international performances in masters-level competition, most recently his gold medal in the M90 sprint in the 2017 World Masters Orienteering Championships. Three new members have been inducted into the … Read More

Barbara and Ron Junghans win Silva Award for Services to Orienteering

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The annual Silva Award for Services to Orienteering in Australia has been presented to Barbara and Ron Junghans. This award reflects their contribution to orienteering in Australia over a period of decades, culminating in their stewardship of the highly successful 2017 Australian Championships carnival. Other major service awards announced at Easter were made to Bob Mouatt (David Hogg Medal for … Read More

Lucy Mackie named as 2017 Athlete of the Year

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Congratulations to Lucy Mackie (NSW) who was named as 2017 Athlete of the Year by Orienteering Australia at Easter. This was due to her great results at the Junior World MTBO Championships in Lithuania last year, winning a silver medal in the middle & placing a close 7th in the long.This follows further outstanding results in 2016. She is only … Read More

Schedule of OA meetings for Easter 2018

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The following Orienteering Australia meetings will happen this weekend: Saturday 31 March Room 1 4.00-5.00             Schools 5.00-6.00             Coaching   Room 2 4.00-5.15             Mapping 5.15-6.30             Technical   Room 3 4.00-5.00             IT 5.00-6.00             Participation and development Sunday 1 April 5.00                       Orienteering Australia AGM All meetings will take place at the Domain Athletics Centre, Hobart.

Archive of Australian Championship results now online

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The Australian Orienteering Championships have been taking place since 1971 (with some question marks about the official status of the 1971 event, which took place before Orienteering Australia was formed). A file with the full set of results from the Long Distance event (which was the only all-ages individual event prior to 2006) is now available. This file is sorted … Read More