2010 World Orienteering Championships

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2010 World Orienteering Championships
Host city Trondheim
CountryNorway
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Lundanes, celebrating his victory in the long distance. World Orienteering Championships 2010 - long 35.jpg
Lundanes, celebrating his victory in the long distance.

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

Trondheim City in Norway

Trondheim, historically Kaupangen, Nidaros and Trondhjem, is a city and municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. It has a population of 193,666, and is the third most populous municipality in Norway, although the fourth largest urban area. Trondheim lies on the south shore of Trondheim Fjord at the mouth of the River Nidelva. The city is dominated by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), the Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF), St. Olavs University Hospital and other technology-oriented institutions.

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 Switzerland.svg  Matthias Müller  (SUI)16:10.9Flag of Switzerland.svg  Fabian Hertner  (SUI)Flag of France.svg  Frederic Tranchand  (FRA)
Women's sprint [1] Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI)16:06.2Flag of Sweden.svg  Helena Jansson  (SWE)Flag of Norway.svg  Marianne Andersen  (NOR)
Men's middle distance [1] Flag of Norway.svg  Carl Waaler Kaas  (NOR)30:33Flag of Sweden.svg  Peter Öberg  (SWE)Flag of France.svg  Thierry Gueorgiou  (FRA)
Women's middle distance [1] Flag of Finland.svg  Minna Kauppi  (FIN)30:01Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI)Flag of Norway.svg  Marianne Andersen  (NOR)
Men's long distance [1] Flag of Norway.svg  Olav Lundanes  (NOR)1:32:41Flag of Norway.svg  Anders Nordberg  (NOR)Flag of France.svg  Thierry Gueorgiou  (FRA)
Women's long distance [1] Flag of Switzerland.svg  Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI)1:12:49Flag of Norway.svg  Marianne Andersen  (NOR)Flag of Sweden.svg  Emma Claesson  (SWE)
Men's relay [1] 2:09:51
Women's relay [1] 1:59:04

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "World Orienteering Championships 2010". International Orienteering Federation . Retrieved 11 September 2017.