2004 World Orienteering Championships

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2004 World Orienteering Championships
Host city Västerås
CountrySweden
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The 2004 World Orienteering Championships, the 21st World Orienteering Championships, were held in Västerås, Sweden, 11 19 September 2004. [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).

Västerås Place in Västmanland, Sweden

Västerås is a city in central Sweden, located on the shore of Lake Mälaren in the province Västmanland, some 100 kilometres west of Stockholm. The city had a population of 119,372 inhabitants in 2016, out of the municipal total of 150,000 (2017). Västerås is the seat of Västerås Municipality, the capital of Västmanland County and an episcopal see.

The championships had eight events; sprint for men and women, middle distance for men and women, long distance (formerly called individual or classic distance) for men and women, and relays for men and women.

Medalists

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's sprint [1] Flag of Sweden.svg  Niclas Jonasson  (SWE)13.06,5Flag of Sweden.svg  Håkan Eriksson  (SWE)
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Yuri Omeltchenko  (UKR)
13.09,0
Women's sprint [1] Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI)12.32,2Flag of Sweden.svg  Karolina Arewång-Höjsgaard  (SWE)13.01,1Flag of Norway.svg  Elisabeth Ingvaldsen  (NOR)13.19,5
Men's middle distance [1] Flag of France.svg  Thierry Gueorgiou  (FRA)32.45,9Flag of Russia.svg  Valentin Novikov  (RUS)33.07,1Flag of Norway.svg  Anders Nordberg  (NOR)33.12,3
Women's middle distance [1] Flag of Norway.svg  Hanne Staff  (NOR)33.03,1Flag of Russia.svg  Tatiana Ryabkina  (RUS)33.14,9Flag of Finland.svg  Heli Jukkola  (FIN)33.30,3
Men's long distance [1] Flag of Norway.svg  Bjørnar Valstad  (NOR)1:45.25,3Flag of Sweden.svg  Mattias Karlsson  (SWE)Flag of Norway.svg  Holger Hott Johansen  (NOR)
Women's long distance [1] Flag of Sweden.svg  Karolina Arewång-Höjsgaard  (SWE)1:22.25,4Flag of Norway.svg  Hanne Staff  (NOR)Flag of Finland.svg  Marika Mikkola  (FIN)
Men's relay [1] 2:08.08,5
Women's relay [1] 1:53.41,0

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "World Orienteering Championships 2004". International Orienteering Federation . Retrieved 9 September 2017.