WOCLINKINTROWOC | World Orienteering Championships
WOCLINKINTROWTOC | World Trail Orienteering Championships
WOCLINKINTROROC | Rocky Orienteering Circus
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The organisers of WOC 2016 would like to thank all landowners, volunteers, sponsors, the municipalities of Strömstad and Tanum and all other people and organizations who made it possible to carry out the event in such a successful way.


Natalia Gemperle brought Russia first to the finish in an exciting women’s race in which many mistakes were made. Maja Alm came up from fifth to second place for Denmark, and Finland finished with the bronze medals. This is Russia’s first-ever women’s relay gold.

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Photo: Moa Gustafsson

The Norwegian team of Carl Godager Kaas, Olav Lundanes and Magne Dæhli ran very impressively throughout, holding a clear lead from the second control on leg 1 right through to the finish, to take the gold medals. Silver goes to Switzerland and bronze to Sweden.

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Photo: Moa Gustafsson

‒ WOW, what a success! We as organizers are so happy to see all the people following this Wild Open Challenge on site. 8 000 at the arena and hundreds of thousands via TV and webb, says Mats Blom, WOC 2016 Secretary General.

At the end of Day 2 of the PreO competition, Martin Fredholm and Michael Johansson were the winners of the gold medals in the Open and Paralympic classes respectively. Both athletes repeated their excellent performances from the first day of this competition, tasting once more the sweet flavour of success.

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Photo: Joaquim Margarido

At ROC 6 sunday there will be a mini bus driving between Tanum Shoppingcenter bus station and the ROC arena.

To the arena 07:30 - 09:00

From the arena 13:00 - 14:00