JWOC 2019 Finishes with the Relays, but not before Aston Key achieves another podium placing in Middle Distance A Final

Paul PrudhoeHigh Performance, High Performance News, News

The 2019 Junior Championships finished today with the traditional relay events, but the day before’s Middle Distance Final saw Australia’s Aston Key achieve yet another podium finish. Starting as one of the last three runners in the A Final Aston found how hard it can be at the top. With less than 2 minutes separating the top five men’s placings, … Read More

Aston’s good run of form continues into the Middle Distance Qualification race, and Tara Melhuish shows the girls can do it too!

Paul PrudhoeHigh Performance, High Performance News

Aston Key’s good run of form continued today in the JWOC Middle Distance qualification races, and OACT’s Tara Melhuish showed that the girls can match the Europeans too by finishing her heat in 5th place, just 40 secs down on the winner of race 1. Today’s qualification race results can be found here and the splits here. Aston completed his 4.1km … Read More

OA Head Coach Decision Postponed

Paul PrudhoeCoaching, High Performance, High Performance News

With the 1st two National League events looming next weekend, processes already underway for athletes competing in the first two rounds, and after giving consideration to not causing any disruption to athletes who are now in preparation, OA has decided not to continue with the Head Coach selection process at this time until after this year’s WOC in Norway (12th … Read More

Orienteering Australia appoints Director, High Performance

Paul PrudhoeAbout OA, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce that at its March Board meeting, Stephen Craig was appointed as Director, High Performance. Steve started orienteering in Sydney in 1982, did orienteering as a school sport at Knox Grammar School in Sydney with the late Mike Isbell as teacher, and joined Big Foot after leaving school. Steve ran in three WOC teams in … Read More

NOL scores going into final races

Jim RussellHigh Performance News

NOL scores have been updated after the Qld round https://orienteering.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018_NOL_Results_After_Round_12.html There are 4 individual races to go, Aus Middle, Aus Sprint, Aus Long and SA Middle.

Coaching positions available in 2018

Jim RussellCoaching, High Performance News

To all the coaches out there, Orienteering Australia is looking for you to take up a position coaching a team or squad in 2019 All of these positions are available, please consider Our 2 main positions are OA Headcoach/Senior Squad coach (has 1st choice of being WOC Coach) Junior Squad coach (has 1st choice of being JWOC Coach) These 2 … Read More

Round-up of Australian WOC and JWOC results

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The World Orienteering Championships in Estonia and the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Finland are now completed. A round-up of the Australian results is below. World Orienteering Championships Sprint Henry McNulty – 37th Krystal Neumann – 39th Natasha Key – mispunch in final Belinda Lawford – 20th in qualifying Simon Uppill – 21st in qualifying Brodie Nankervis – 24th in … Read More