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Orienteering World Cup Round 1

The Orienteering World Cup Round 1 is being held this weekend (25-26 May) in Olten, Switzerland. Australia will be racing against 31 other participation nations.

Australia will have a team of 4 men and 1 woman: Henry McNulty, Ewan Shingler, Callum White, Andrew Kerr and Serena Doyle.

Start times for our athletes to look out for

Henry McNulty- 2:26pm Swiss time (10:26pm AEST)
Ewan Shingler- 2:27pm Swiss time (10:27pm AEST)
Callum White- 2:32pm Swiss time (10:32pm AEST)
Andrew Kerr – 2:42pm Swiss time (10:42pm AEST)
Serena Doyle- 3:20pm Swiss time (11:20pm AEST)

Results

Follow along to see race information, live tracking, start lists and results: IOF Orienteering World Cup

Scoring

The Individual World Cup consists of seven competition. The total score is the sum of the scores of each competition.

The teams World Cup is defined as the sum of all scores from both relay and individual competitions according to the following principle:

  • Individual races: The sum of the four best runners per team (nation), both Men and Women
  • Relay: The individual scoring * 10
  • Sprint Relay: The individual scoring * 20

Races

The 2024 season begins with the youngest discipline, a Knock-Out Sprint in Olten, Switzerland. Fast decisions may be the winning concept for the events.

  • Friday: Knockout sprint qualification
  • Saturday: Knockout quarters, semis and final 
  • Sunday: Individual sprint  

Best of luck to our team, go Aussies!

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