2007 World Orienteering Championships

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2007 World Orienteering Championships
Host city Kyiv
CountryUkraine
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The 2007 World Orienteering Championships, the 24th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Kyiv, Ukraine, 18 26 August 2007. [1]

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

Simone Niggli-Luder and Thierry Gueorgiou, WOC 2007 middle distance champions World Orienteering Championships 2007 - middle distance 04.jpg
Simone Niggli-Luder and Thierry Gueorgiou, WOC 2007 middle distance champions
EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's sprint [1] Flag of France.svg  Thierry Gueorgiou  (FRA)14:44.0Flag of Switzerland.svg  Matthias Merz  (SUI)Flag of Sweden.svg  Martin Johansson  (SWE)
Women's sprint [1] Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli  (SUI)12:06.9Flag of Finland.svg  Minna Kauppi  (FIN)Flag of Sweden.svg  Lena Eliasson  (SWE)
Men's middle distance [1] Flag of France.svg  Thierry Gueorgiou  (FRA)32:21Flag of Finland.svg  Tero Föhr  (FIN)Flag of Russia.svg  Valentin Novikov  (RUS)
Women's middle distance [1] Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli  (SUI)32:13Flag of Finland.svg  Heli Jukkola  (FIN)Flag of Norway.svg  Marianne Andersen  (NOR)
Men's long distance [1] Flag of Switzerland.svg  Matthias Merz  (SUI)1:44:28Flag of Russia.svg  Andrey Khramov  (RUS)Flag of Norway.svg  Anders Nordberg  (NOR)
Women's long distance [1] Flag of Finland.svg  Minna Kauppi  (FIN)1:20:17Flag of Finland.svg  Heli Jukkola  (FIN)Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli  (SUI)
Men's relay [1]
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Women's relay [1]
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1:46:35
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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "World Orienteering Championships 2007". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 6 July 2020. Retrieved 10 September 2017.