1989 World Orienteering Championships

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1989 World Orienteering Championships
Host city Skövde
CountrySweden
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The 1989 World Orienteering Championships, the 13th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Skövde, Sweden, 1720 August 1989. [1]

The World Orienteering Championships is an annual orienteering event organized by the International Orienteering Federation. The first World Championships was held in Fiskars, Finland in 1966. They were held biennially up to 2003. Since 2003, competitions have been held annually. Participating nations have to be members of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF).

Skövde Place in Västergötland, Sweden

Skövde is a locality and urban centre in Skövde Municipality and Västra Götaland County, in the Västergötland in central Southern Sweden.

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

Medalists

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's individual [1] Flag of Norway.svg  Petter Thoresen  (NOR)1.36.16Flag of Sweden.svg  Kent Olsson  (SWE)1.39.26Flag of Norway.svg  Håvard Tveite  (NOR)1.39.58
Women's individual [1] Flag of Sweden.svg  Marita Skogum  (SWE)1.04.06Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Jana Galikova  (TCH)1.05.30Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Alīda Ābola  (URS)1.08.13
Men's relay [1] 4.06.014.09.044.10.22
Women's relay [1] 3.43.463.44.013.47.35

Related Research Articles

The Swedish Orienteering Federation is the national Orienteering Association in Sweden. It is recognized as the orienteering association for Sweden by the International Orienteering Federation, of which it is a member.

The 35th World Orienteering Championships were held in Latvia in August 2018. The hosts were Riga, Sigulda and Turaida.

Events from the year 1989 in Sweden.

The 2010 World Orienteering Championships, the 27th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Trondheim, Norway, 8 –15 August 2010.

The 1979 World Orienteering Championships, the 8th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Tampere, Finland, 2–4 September 1979.

The 1981 World Orienteering Championships, the 9th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Thun, Switzerland, 3–5 September 1981.

The 1993 World Orienteering Championships, the 15th World Orienteering Championships, were held in West Point, New York, United States, 9–14 October 1993.

The 1995 World Orienteering Championships, the 16th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Detmold, Germany, 15–20 August 1995.

The 1997 World Orienteering Championships, the 17th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Grimstad, Norway, 11–16 August 1997.

The 1999 World Orienteering Championships, the 18th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Inverness, Scotland, 1–8 August 1999.

The 2001 World Orienteering Championships, the 19th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Tampere, Finland, 26 July – 4 August 2001.

The 2003 World Orienteering Championships, the 20th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Rapperswil and Jona, Switzerland, 3 –9 August 2003.

The 2004 World Orienteering Championships, the 21st World Orienteering Championships, were held in Västerås, Sweden, 11 –19 September 2004.

The 2005 World Orienteering Championships, the 22nd World Orienteering Championships, were held in Aichi, Japan, 9 –15 August 2005.

The 2006 World Orienteering Championships, the 23rd World Orienteering Championships, were held in Aarhus, Denmark, 1 –5 August 2006.

The 2007 World Orienteering Championships, the 24th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Kiev, Ukraine, 18 –26 August 2007.

The 2008 World Orienteering Championships, the 25th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Olomouc in the Czech Republic, 10 –20 July 2008.

The 2009 World Orienteering Championships, the 26th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Miskolc, Hungary, 16 –23 August 2009.

The 2011 World Orienteering Championships, the 28th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Savoie, France, 13 –20 August 2011.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "World Orienteering Championships 1989". International Orienteering Federation . Retrieved 16 July 2017.