2017 World Trail Orienteering Championships

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2017 World Trail Orienteering Championships
Host city Birštonas
CountryFlag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
Opening ceremony 10 July 2017
Closing ceremony 15 July 2017
Website www.wtoc2017.lt
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The 14th World Orienteering Championships were held in Birštonas, Lithuania in July 2017. [1]

Birštonas City in Suvalkija, Lithuania

Birštonas is a balneological resort and a spa town in Lithuania situated 30 km (19 mi) south of Kaunas on the right bank of the Nemunas River. Birštonas received its city rights 1529, and was appointed a city in 1966. The city is the administrative centre of the Birštonas municipality.

Lithuania republic in Northeastern Europe

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania, is a country in the Baltic region of Europe. Since its independence, Lithuania is considered to be one of the Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. It is bordered by Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east and south, Poland to the south, and Kaliningrad Oblast to the southwest. Lithuania has an estimated population of 2.7 million people as of 2019, and its capital and largest city is Vilnius. Other major cities are Kaunas and Klaipėda. Lithuanians are Baltic people. The official language, Lithuanian, along with Latvian, is one of only two living languages in the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family.

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Event dates and locations

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Birštonas
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Vaizgaikiemis
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Lavariškės
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Rumšiškės
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Pipiriškės
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Aukštadvaris
DateDisciplineLocation
10 JulyTempO Model Birstonas
Opening Ceremony Birštonas
11 JulyTempOHarmony Park, Vazgaikiemis
12 JulyPreO Model Aukštadvaris
13 JulyPreO Day 1 Rumšiškės
14 JulyRelayThe Capitals Golf Club, Pipiriškės
15 JulyPreO Day 2 Aukštadvaris

Results

EventGoldSilverBronze
PreO Open [2] Flag of Norway.svg  Lars Jakob Waaler  (NOR)45 pts.48"Flag of Finland.svg  Pinja Mäkinen  (FIN)45 pts.55.5"Flag of Norway.svg  Geir Myhr Øien  (NOR)44 pts.46"
PreO Paralympic [3] Flag of Sweden.svg  Ola Jansson  (SWE)42 pts.52.5"Flag of Ukraine.svg  Vladyslav Vovk  (UKR)42 pts.251"Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Jana Kostová  (CZE)41 pts.87"
TempO [4] Flag of Norway.svg  Vetle Ruud Bråten  (NOR)282"Flag of Norway.svg  Martin Aarholt Waaler  (NOR)286"Flag of Slovakia.svg  Ján Furucz  (SVK)329.5"
Relay Open [5] 5'34"6'16"6'49"
Relay Paralympic [6] 10'54.5"13'31"13'33.5"

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