World Orienteering Championships 2014 Prelude

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The World Orienteering Championships for 2014 start tomorrow (Sat 5th July) in Venice with the Sprint Qualifications at 9:00am local time (17:00 EST). The women’s first start is at 9:00am and the men’s at 10:00. Today the Australian team is travelling from their pre camp base at Luserna the 2.5 hour drive down to Venice to participate in the model … Read More

WOC 2014 Italy 5th July-12th July

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The Australian team to compete in the World Orienteering Championships which begin this Saturday 5th July in Italy have all been getting some quality training and also some good competition experience in the Italian terrain in the past week. All team members competed in the three day Alpe Adria event which was held in the very physical and also technical … Read More

OA High Performance Elite News

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The international orienteering seasons is coming to the climax with the World Orienteering Championships starting on 5th July in Italy, to be followed by Junior World Orienteering Championships in Bulgaria starting on 21st July. The Australian teams for both these competitions are starting to assemble in Europe to train and also participate in some warm up orienteering events. Next weekend … Read More

OA High Performance Squads June 2014

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OA has updated the list of athletes in the High Performance Squads. Membership of the squads is dependent on the athlete making an application and then their recent performances, participation and committment are used to determine which squad if any they are assigned to. The initial lists of squad members was published in December 2013 and these lists will be … Read More

HP News May 2015

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1. Selection Criteria for World Cup Tasmania Jan 2015. OA has released the selection criteria for the World Cup races to be held in Tasmania in January 2015. World Cup 2015 Tasmania Selection Criteria Any current member of a HP Squad can nominate for these events. Please read the selection criteria ( see attached link) and complete the online Nomination … Read More

2014 Senior National Teams

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Orienteering Australia congratulates members of our two premier teams for 2014; The World University Orienteering Championship team and the World Orienteering Championships team. The team to represent Australia at the World University Orienteering Championships in Czech Republic 12th-16th August is: Women Bridget Anderson (SA) – Sprint, Sprint Relay, Long, Middle, Relay. Lauren Gillis (SA) – Sprint, Long, Middle, Reserve Sprint … Read More

Vanessa Round 9th in Middle Distance World Cup

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Vanessa followed up her very good 13th place in the long distance World Cup event in Spain with an even better performance in the middle distance event on Sunday finishing an excellent 9th in 38:50, only 2:40 down on the winner Swede Lena Eliasson. This is a great result for Vanessa and her splits indicate a very consistent performance with … Read More

World Cup Long Distance- Vanessa Round 13th

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Yesterday in Spain Vanessa Round competed in the Long Distance World Cup event. The distance was 10.9km with 445m climb and the winning time was set at 76 minutes. Vanessa had a very good run finishing 13th in a field of 48 in a time of 101:43. The winner Tove Alexandersson had a time of 87:43, which is 11 minutes … Read More

ASADA Anti-doping annual updates needed.

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This is compulsory for: a) All National squad members – elite, junior, development squads, MTBO or their equivalents. b) All national team coaches and managers. c) All Australian elite & W/M20 team members – WOC, JWOC, World Games, World Cup, Bushrangers, Australian University team; Oceania W/M20 and elite teams. It is desirable, but not mandatory for all regular participants in … Read More

Nick Dent and Kay Haarsma appointed to new High Performance positions

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Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the appointments of Nick Dent to the positions of National Head Coach and National High Performance Administrator and Kay Haarsma as National Mountain Bike Orienteering Coordinator. These positions will have major leadership roles in implementing Orienteering Australia’s new ‘High Performance and Athlete Development Pathway Strategic Plan, 2014-2018’, endorsed by the OA Annual Conference on … Read More