1970 World Orienteering Championships

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1970 World Orienteering Championships
Host city Eisenach/Friedrichroda
CountryEast Germany

The 3rd World Orienteering Championships were held in Eisenach/Friedrichroda, East Germany, in September 1970. [1]


The championships had four events; individual contests for men and women, and relays for men and women.

The men's individual course had 19 controls over 14.5 kilometres, while the women's individual course had 10 controls over 7.5 kilometres. [2]


Men's individual [1] Flag of Norway.svg  Stig Berge  (NOR)1.49.46Flag of Switzerland.svg  Karl John  (SUI)1.51.07,Flag of Switzerland.svg  Dieter Hulliger  (SUI)1.51.46
Women's individual [1] Flag of Norway.svg  Ingrid Hadler  (NOR)1.10.39Flag of Sweden.svg  Ulla Lindkvist  (SWE)1.12.44Flag of Norway.svg  Kristin Danielsen  (NOR)1.13.44
Men's relay [1]
Women's relay [1] 2.32.392.


Men's individual

WOC 1970 – Individual – Men (14.5 km) [1]
1 Stig Berge Flag of Norway.svg Norway1.49.46
2 Karl John Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland1.51.07
3 Dieter Hulliger Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland1.51.46
4 Ola Skarholt Flag of Norway.svg Norway1.51.46
5 Per Fosser Flag of Norway.svg Norway1.52.42
6 Flemming Nørgaard Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark1.52.47
7 Jostein Nilsen Flag of Norway.svg Norway1.54.18
8 Åge Hadler Flag of Norway.svg Norway1.54.33
9 Karl Johansson Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden1.55.12
10 Reijo Kujansuu Flag of Finland.svg Finland1.55.53
11 Hans-Dieter Baumgart Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany1.57.06
12 Urs Schaffner Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland1.57.10
12 Bernt Frilen Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden1.57.10
14 Veijo Tahvanainen Flag of Finland.svg Finland1.57.13
15 Jaroslav Jašek Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia1.57.24

Women's individual

WOC 1970 – Individual – Women (7.5 km) [1]
1 Ingrid Hadler Flag of Norway.svg Norway1.10.39
2 Ulla Lindkvist Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden1.12.44
3 Kristin Danielsen Flag of Norway.svg Norway1.13.44
4 Pirjo Seppä Flag of Finland.svg Finland1.14.07
5 Helen Thommen Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland1.14.57
6 Agnes Hegedus Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary1.17.17
7 Eivor Steen-Olsson Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden1.17.24
8 Sarolta Monspart Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary1.17.36
9 Hannelore Bregula Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany1.17.40
10 Ann-Marie Fehrnström Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden1.19.15
11 Anna Gavendová-Handzlová Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia1.21.15
12 Nadezda Mertova-Linhartova Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia1.21.58
12 Renata Vlachová Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia
14 Else Marker-Larsen Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
15 Astrid Rødmyr Flag of Norway.svg Norway

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