New NOL pointscores for 2020

Ian ProsserUncategorized

The National Orienteering League has changed to be a competition conducted over the first half of the season culminating in an exciting final weekend. The final weekend includes a chasing start race to determine the individual winners and a relay to determine the team winners. The last race will count in everyone’s season total for the individual competition. There are … Read More

Management team for JWOC in Turkey

Jim RussellUncategorized

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce that Mikkel Kaae Nielsen and Warren Key have been appointed the Coach and Manager for this year’s Junior World Orienteering Champs (JWOC) in Turkey. Natasha Key will assist the team for the Pre JWOC acclimatisation week, with Brett Weihart helping out for the competition week. Mikkel is back. After being an assistant last year, … Read More

Australia – New Zealand Challenge Team Announced

Paul PrudhoeUncategorized

Orienteering Australia’s ANZ Challenge selection panel is pleased to announce the team for the age group classes.  The team was selected from the 119 nominations received in Eventor, where the nominees had also entered the same classes in the Oceania races, and was based on form from the last two national carnival events. The team for each of the 4 disciplines … Read More

Silva Medal 2019 – Progress Scores After WA Carnival

Darryl ErbacherUncategorized

Silva Medal 2019 Progress Scores after Australian Easter Carnival in Perth After the five events in Western Australia that contribute to the determination of the winner of the Silva Medal 34 orienteers from the list below below (but not all of them) can theoretically achieve six victories with four more events to be conducted at the Oceania Championships. That is, … Read More

NOL survey results

Ian ProsserUncategorized

A survey about possible changes to the National Orienteering League season was circulated in July. There was a great response to the survey and a summary of the results can be found here. Thanks for all the thoughtful input. The OA Board will consider making changes to the NOL season for future years at its September meeting.

Australian team for World Cup China

Ian ProsserUncategorized

The senior selection panel have named five men and five women to the Australian team for the final World Cup round in China. The sixth man and woman will be selected immediately after the Oceania Sprint Championships. All remaining nominees will be considered for the last spots in the team. The selected athletes are: Bridget Anderson Mary Fleming Natasha Key … Read More

Manager sought for 2019 Australian-New Zealand Challenge Team

Paul PrudhoeUncategorized

A manager is sought for the Australian team for the 2019 Australia-New Zealand Orienteering Challenge, to be contested as part of the 2019 Oceania Championships from Saturday 28th September to Sunday 6th October in NSW and Victoria. The manager will be responsible for organising the team and has a number of formal responsibilities under the Challenge rules (mostly relating to agreements between … Read More

And it continues

Jim RussellUncategorized

Next race is the long, or the “classic’ as it use to be known. Australia has 4 runners, they are 11:51 Henry McNulty 12:03 Brodie Nankervis 14:46 Krystal Neumann 14:52 Aislinn Prendergast Plus 8 hours for those viewing in Australia You can find more about WOC here and on IOF Eventor Jim Russell

And now it begins

Jim RussellUncategorized

The Australian team is now ready for the first race at the World Orienteering Championships near Sarpsborg, Norway. The Middle Qualification will be held from 10.00am Norwegian time. The athletes representing Australia will be 10:06 Bridget Anderson 10:25 Simon Uppill 10:25 Patrick Jaffe 10:40 Belinda Lawford 10:48 Krystal Neumann 10:55 Matthew Doyle You can find more about WOC here and … Read More

On the move

Jim RussellUncategorized

Today we finished our Camp at Kirkebygden, and we shifted to the WOC accommodation in Sarpsborg, Norway. Kirkebygden has been an excellent place to stay, so close to the forest that we train in, but we need to move on and are now looking forward to the World Orienteering Championships that are now only 6 days away. Over the next … Read More