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

OA Competition Rules Updated

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Technical

An update to Orienteering Australia’s Competition Rules for foot orienteering events has been released by  OA’s Technical Director, Jenny Casanova. A summary of the changes can be found here. The updated version of rules can be found in the Orienteering Australia manual in Section 2.1.  

High Performance Group (HPG) Updates

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Coaching, High Performance, High Performance News, National League

OA Confirms Head Coach and High Performance Administrator Roles extension until 2020 At its recent board meeting OA Directors discussed and agreed to extend the terms of the OA Head Coach, Jim Russell, and High Performance Administrator, Ian Prosser, until 2020. Extending the current terms will allow the current staff to hand over the responsibilities to new appointees after the … Read More

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