2008 World Orienteering Championships

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2008 World Orienteering Championships
Host city Olomouc
CountryCzech Republic
Events8
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World Orienteering Championships 2008

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

Medalists at the WOC 2008 women's sprint: Kauppi (silver), Hausken (gold), Jansson (bronze). Hausken-seierspall-sprint-V.jpg
Medalists at the WOC 2008 women's sprint: Kauppi (silver), Hausken (gold), Jansson (bronze).
EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's sprint [1] Flag of Russia.svg  Andrey Khramov  (RUS)13:36.9Flag of Switzerland.svg  Daniel Hubmann  (SUI)Flag of Sweden.svg  Martin Johansson  (SWE)
Women's sprint [1] Flag of Norway.svg  Anne Margrethe Hausken  (NOR)12:42.2Flag of Finland.svg  Minna Kauppi  (FIN)Flag of Sweden.svg  Helena Jansson  (SWE)
Men's middle distance [1] Flag of France.svg  Thierry Gueorgiou  (FRA)33:49Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Michal Smola  (CZE)Flag of Russia.svg  Valentin Novikov  (RUS)
Women's middle distance [1] Flag of Finland.svg  Minna Kauppi  (FIN)32:35Flag of Switzerland.svg  Vroni König-Salmi  (SUI)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Radka Brožková  (CZE)
Men's long distance [1] Flag of Switzerland.svg  Daniel Hubmann  (SUI)1:46:08Flag of Norway.svg  Anders Nordberg  (NOR)Flag of France.svg  François Gonon  (FRA)
Women's long distance [1] Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Dana Brožková  (CZE)1:24:26Flag of Norway.svg  Marianne Andersen  (NOR)Flag of Sweden.svg  Annika Billstam  (SWE)
Men's relay [1] 2:18:17
Women's relay [1] 2:13:14

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "World Orienteering Championships 2008". International Orienteering Federation . Retrieved 10 September 2017.