2006 World Orienteering Championships

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2006 World Orienteering Championships
Host city Aarhus
CountryDenmark
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The 2006 World Orienteering Championships, the 23rd World Orienteering Championships, were held in Aarhus, Denmark, 1 5 August 2006. [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).

Aarhus City in Central Denmark Region, Denmark

Aarhus is the second-largest city in Denmark and the seat of Aarhus municipality. It is located on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula, in the geographical centre of Denmark, 187 kilometres (116 mi) northwest of Copenhagen and 289 kilometres (180 mi) north of Hamburg, Germany. The inner urban area contains 273,077 inhabitants and the municipal population is 340,421. Aarhus is the central city in Business Region Aarhus and in the East Jutland metropolitan area, which had a total population of 1.378 million in 2016.

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  Emil Wingstedt  (SWE)13:35.3Flag of Switzerland.svg  Daniel Hubmann  (SUI)Flag of Denmark.svg  Claus Bloch  (DEN)
Women's sprint [1] Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Hanny Allston  (AUS)13:13.3Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI)Flag of Sweden.svg  Kajsa Nilsson  (SWE)
Men's middle distance [1] Flag of Norway.svg  Holger Hott Johansen  (NOR)35:49.4Flag of Finland.svg  Jarkko Huovila  (FIN)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Jamie Stevenson  (GBR)
Women's middle distance [1] Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI)33:58.1Flag of Norway.svg  Marianne Andersen  (NOR)Flag of Russia.svg  Tatiana Ryabkina  (RUS)
Men's long distance [1] Flag of Finland.svg  Jani Lakanen  (FIN)1:45:01,0Flag of Switzerland.svg  Marc Lauenstein  (SUI)Flag of Russia.svg  Andrey Khramov  (RUS)
Women's long distance [1] Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI)1:19:50.4Flag of Norway.svg  Marianne Andersen  (NOR)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Dana Brozková  (CZE)
Men's relay [1] 2:11:41
Women's relay [1] 2:21:05

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "World Orienteering Championships 2006". International Orienteering Federation . Retrieved 10 September 2017.