Masters gold for Carolyn Jackson

Kay Haarsma2019 Archive, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

Congratulations to orienteer Carolyn Jackson who again claimed gold in the recent World Masters Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships in Germany.   Despite inclement weather with 5 degrees temperature and rain that had the bike tracks resembling rivers, Carolyn was able to bring home gold in the long event and bronze medals in both the sprint & mass start races in the … Read More

2019 Australian Schools Honour Team

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Featured News, Schools

Orienteering Australia is pleased to confirm the 2019 Australians Schools Orienteering Championships Honour Team as follows: Junior Girls Mikaela Gray (QLD), Milla Key (VIC)*, Iida Lehtonen (NSW), Nea Shingler (NSW) Junior Boys Torren Arthur (VIC), Aldo Bosman (WA), Alvin Craig (NSW), Sam Woolford (NSW) Senior Girls Mikayla Cooper (TAS), Ella Cuthbert (ACT), Zoe Melhuish (ACT), Caitlin Young (ACT) Senior Boys … Read More

Australian MTBO challenge team announced..

Kay Haarsma2019 Archive, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

The Australian v New Zealand MTBO Challenge will take place in conjunction with the Australian MTBO Championships from October 25-27 in Maryborough, Victoria. New Zealand, as the visiting team, determined that the challenge would be contested over the following 8 classes:     W21; W40; W60; M21; M40; M50; M60; M70. The challenge will be contested in all 4 Australian Championship competitions … Read More

MTBO Championships

Kay Haarsma2019 Archive, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

An exciting season culmination awaits MTBO riders with 7 championship events in 10 days possible for those attending both the ACT & Australian Championships.     The ACT MTBO Championships – 18-20 October. This is on the weekend before the Australian Champs and is a great chance to have a go at the new Mass Start format.  3 events in 3 … Read More

2019 National Rankings – non-elite – Revised

Darryl Erbacher2019 Archive, Athlete Profiles

Revised National non-Elite Rankings Statistician Notes: 1. An error has been detected in the way the rankings were calculated this year. Corrected rankings are below. The error resulted in orienteers receiving a higher ranking score than the published formula would suggest. The error was larger the further down the rankings one found oneself. As a result of the correction being … Read More

2019 Silva Medal

Darryl Erbacher2019 Archive, Athlete Profiles, News

2019 Silva Medal The Silva Medal has been won by Stephen Craig NC N. Congratulations Stephen. The Silva Medal competition for 2019 is based on points for participating and placing in the Australian Championships (Sprint, Middle and Long), the Australian 3-Days Championships (each day considered as a separate event) and the Oceania Championships (Sprint, Middle and Long) (Elite and A … Read More

2019 NOL final pointscore

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance News, National League

The final points for the 2019 NOL season can be found here. In yesterday’s last race,Bridget Anderson (SA Arrows) beat Natasha Key (Victoria) by enough to win the Senior Women title. Victoria had a strong day to win the Senior Women teams competition. The full list of winners is: Simon Uppill, Senior Men Bridget Anderson, Senior Women Patrick Miller, Junior … Read More

NOL Points Update

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance News, National League, News

The National Orienteering League pointscore has been updated following today’s Oceania Long Distance Competition. Simon Uppill (SA Arrows) has defended his Senior Men title, in addition to the classes already resolved earlier in the week. Matt Doyle can tie and be a joint winner if he wins tomorrow and Simon places lower than fourth. Natasha Key (Victoria) has overtaken Bridget … Read More

National Orienteering League Pointscore

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance News, National League

The 2019 NOL pointscore has been updated following last weekend’s races. The season concludes with two races next weekend. The Canberra Cockatoos have won Senior Men, Junior Men and Junior Women competitions. Tara Melhuish and Patrick Miller have won the individual junior classes. Congratulations to the Cockatoos. Victoria leads the Cockatoos in Senior Women, Simon Uppill has almost won Senior … Read More