|Orienteering World Cup|
The Orienteering World Cup is a series of orienteering competitions organized annually by the International Orienteering Federation. Two unofficial cups were organized in 1983 and 1984. The first official World Cup was held in 1986, and then every second year up to 2004. From 2004 the World Cup has been held annually.
Orienteering is a group of sports that require navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain whilst moving at speed. Participants are given a topographical map, usually a specially prepared orienteering map, which they use to find control points. Originally a training exercise in land navigation for military officers, orienteering has developed many variations. Among these, the oldest and the most popular is foot orienteering. For the purposes of this article, foot orienteering serves as a point of departure for discussion of all other variations, but almost any sport that involves racing against a clock and requires navigation with a map is a type of orienteering.
The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) is the international governing body of the sport of orienteering. The IOF head office is located in Karlstad, Sweden.
|1986||Norway, Canada, USA, France, Sweden, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Switzerland||8 events|
|1988||Hong Kong, Australia, Great Britain, Finland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Sweden||8 events|
|1990||Poland, Denmark, Norway, Canada, USA, Switzerland, France, Germany||8 events|
|1992||Sweden, Finland, Russia, Hungary, Austria, Italy, Canada, USA||8 events|
|1994||New Zealand, Australia, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic||9 events (6 individual, 3 relays)|
|1996||Lithuania, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, France||10 events (7 individual, 3 relays)|
|1998||Ireland, Great Britain, Sweden, Poland, Slovakia, Estonia, Finland||13 events (10 individual, 3 relays).|
|2000||Japan, Australia, Ukraine, Finland, Portugal||12 events (9 individual, 3 relays)|
|2002||Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Hungary, Czech Republic||17 events (13 individual, 4 relays).|
|2004||Denmark, Sweden, Germany||12 events (9 individual, 3 relays)|
|2005||Great Britain, Japan, Italy||12 events (9 individual, 3 relays)|
|2006||Estonia, Denmark, France||12 events (9 individual, 3 relays)|
|2007||Finland, Norway, Sweden, Ukraine, Switzerland||10 events (all individual)|
|2008||Latvia, Norway, Czech Republic, Sweden, Switzerland||13 events (all individual)|
|2009||Finland, Norway, Hungary, Switzerland||9 events (all individual)|
|2010||Bulgaria, Finland, Sweden, Norway, France, Switzerland||12 events (all individual)|
|2011||Czech Republic, Finland, France, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland||10 events (all individual)|
|2012||Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Finland||13 events (all individual)|
|2013||New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland||13 events (all individual)|
|2014||Turkey, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Italy, Switzerland||14 events (all individual)|
|2015||Australia, Norway, Sweden, Scotland, Switzerland||14 events (11 individual, 3 sprint relays)|
|2016||Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland||14 events (10 individual, 4 sprint relays)|
|2017||Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Switzerland||15 events (10 individual, 5 relays)|
|2018||Switzerland, Latvia, Norway, Czech Republic||20 events (11 individual, 9 relays)|
|2019||Finland, Norway, Switzerland, China||13 events (9 individual, 4 relays)|
The table shows all winners of the overall World Cup who achieved minimum two top 3 finishes.
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