News from British Orienteering

British Team Finish 6th as Swiss Romp to Victory In European Mixed Sprint Relay

Tesserete provided the backdrop for the third medal race of the European Championships, hosting the Mixed Sprint Relay. This hilly town provided a different challenge to the sprint finals on Sunday, with a combination between a section of narrow alleyways in the old town on the side of the hill, and...

Middle Distance Final - Cat Taylor finishes in 5th place

Catherine Taylor took 5th place in a closely fought Middle distance final at today’s European Orienteering Championships. The Middle distance is the most technically demanding distance in orienteering, testing the athlete’s ability to navigate quickly and smoothly through the detailed terrain. Today...

British Orienteering Part of Major Brand Promotions

British Orienteering and its clubs will feature as part of two promotions by brands engaging with young family audiences in an effort to increase the profile and participation in the sport of orienteering. 

World University Orienteering Championships Support Team Advert

We are currently seeking volunteers for the support teams that will coordinate and support Great Britain teams at the World University Orienteering Championships in 2018. These three positions will work as a team to support our athletes to deliver their best performances at these championships. 

Further Improvement in European Trail Orienteering TempO Final

As reported yesterday, John Kewley (Manchester and District Orienteering Club) was the only British competitor to attain the TempO Final at the European Trail Orienteering Championships in Slovakia. Having qualified in 17th place in his heat (only 18 go through), he then surpassed himself by finishi...

GB Runners run at Tio Mila 2018

Fourteen GB Elites joined their Scandinavian clubs last weekend to run in the famous Swedish Mass Relay Tio Mila, taking place at Nynäshamn, near Stockholm. The weekend comprised of 3 Relays: youth, women and open races.

British Orienteering’s Archive

British Orienteering has an archive in the Special Collections department of the Sheffield University Library, containing a large quantity of paper records of all kinds going back to the very start of orienteering in the UK.

John Kewley (MDOC) in European TempO Final

Latest news:  The TempO qualification event this morning has resulted in one GB competitor, John Kewley (Manchester and District Orienteering Club), getting through to this afternoon’s Final. This is a good achievement as only 36 go through to the Final from a total of 109 starters.

European Trail Orienteering Bronze for Great Britain

Great Britain took 3rd place in the 2018 European Trail Orienteering Championships Relay yesterday (Monday 30 April), behind clear winners Finland and the other powerhouse Sweden.

News from the European Trail Orienteering Championships in Slovakia

The first event of the European Trail Orienteering Championships in Slovakia is now complete. Over two very different competitions, Antti Rusanen (FIN) reigned supreme, winning both Pre-O (Precision Orienteering) days with a faultless performance. Kreso Kerestes (SLO) only made mistakes in the Timed...