Australian Bushrangers Team for Oceania Carnival

Ian ProsserUncategorized

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian team for an elite test match against the New Zealand Pinestars at the Oceania Carnival. The test match will be conducted over Oceania sprint, relay, long and middle races; and the the Australian long champs. The number of competitors in each race is set by NZ as the visiting team. The team … Read More

Australian Team for World Cup China

Ian ProsserUncategorized

The senior selection panel have finalised the Australian team for the World Cup round in China toward the end of October. The selected athletes are: Women Bridget Anderson Mary Fleming Natasha Key Belinda Lawford Krystal Neumann Anna Sheldon Men Jarrah Day Martin Dent Matt Doyle Aston Key Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis Team manager: Ian Prosser Congratulations to all selected athletes. … 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

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