Orienteering at the World Games

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Orienteering at the World Games is organized as an individual competition for both women and men, and a mix relay for teams of two men and two women.[1]

The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) became a member of the International World Games Association (IWGA) in 1995.[2] The World Games are held every four years, for sports that are not contested in the Olympic Games. Orienteering was first included in the program in 2001.

Venues

Year Days Venue
2001 August 15-25 Japan Akita, Japan
2005 July 14-24 Germany Duisburg, Germany[3]
2009 July 16-26 Chinese Taipei Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei
2013 July 25-August 4 Colombia Cali, Colombia
2017 July 20-30 Poland Wroclaw, Poland

Sprint

Men

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2009 Kaohsiung  Andrey Khramov (RUS)  Daniel Hubmann (SUI)  Tero Föhr (FIN) [4]
2013 Cali  Matthias Kyburz (SUI)  Andrey Khramov (RUS)  Jerker Lysell (SWE) [5]
2017 Wroclaw  Jerker Lysell (SWE)  Yannick Michiels (BEL)  Matthias Kyburz (SUI)

Women

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2009 Kaohsiung  Minna Kauppi (FIN)  Johanna Allston (AUS)  Elise Egseth (NOR) [4]
2013 Cali  Annika Billstam (SWE)  Anne Margrethe Hausken (NOR)  Maja Alm (DEN) [5]
2017 Wroclaw  Maja Alm (DEN)  Elena Roos (SUI)  Lina Strand (SWE)

Individual/Middle

Men

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2001 Akita  Grant Bluett (AUS)  Tore Sandvik (NOR)  Jamie Stevenson (GBR) [6]
2005 Duisburg  Thierry Gueorgiou (FRA)  Daniel Hubmann (SUI)  Øystein Kvaal Østerbø (NOR) [7]
2009 Kaohsiung  Daniel Hubmann (SUI)  Dmitry Tsvetkov (RUS)  Andrey Khramov (RUS) [4]
2013 Cali  Matthias Kyburz (SUI)  Daniel Hubmann (SUI)  Vilius Aleliunas (LTU) [5]
2017 Wroclaw  Matthias Kyburz (SUI)  Florian Howald (SUI)  Vojtech Kral (CZE)

Women

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2001 Akita  Hanne Staff (NOR)  Anette Granstedt (SWE)  Birgitte Husebye (NOR) [6]
2005 Duisburg  Simone Niggli-Luder (SUI)  Karin Schmalfeld (GER)  Heather Monro (GBR) [7]
2009 Kaohsiung  Johanna Allston (AUS)  Minna Kauppi (FIN)  Linnea Gustafsson (SWE) [4]
2013 Cali  Minna Kauppi (FIN)  Tove Alexandersson (SWE)  Nadiya Volynska (UKR) [5]
2017 Wroclaw  Helena Jansson (SWE)  Natalia Gemperle (RUS)  Sabine Hauswirth (SUI)

Relay

Mixed

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2001 Akita  Norway (NOR)
Bjørnar Valstad
Hanne Staff
Tore Sandvik
Birgitte Husebye
 Lithuania (LTU)
Svajunas Ambrazas
Vilma Rudzenskaitė
Edgaras Voveris
Giedrė Voverienė
 Sweden (SWE)
Emil Wingstedt
Anette Granstedt
Niclas Jonasson
Jenny Johansson
Teams from 15 countries[8]
2005 Duisburg   Switzerland (SUI)
Matthias Merz
Lea Müller
Daniel Hubmann
Simone Niggli-Luder
 Russia (RUS)
Sergey Detkov
Aliya Sitdikova
Maxim Davydov
Tatiana Ryabkina
 Czech Republic (CZE)
Petr Losman
Marta Štěrbová
Tomáš Dlabaja
Dana Brožková
[9]
2009 Kaohsiung  Russia (RUS)
Dmitry Tsvetkov
Yulia Novikova
Andrey Khramov
Galina Vinogradova
 Finland (FIN)
Pasi Ikonen
Bodil Holmström
Tero Föhr
Minna Kauppi
 Norway (NOR)
Lars Skjeset
Mari Fasting
Øystein Kvaal Østerbø
Elise Egseth
[4]
2013 Cali   Switzerland (SUI)
Daniel Hubmann
Sara Lüscher
Matthias Kyburz
Judith Wyder
 Denmark (DEN)
Tue Lassen
Ida Bobach
Rasmus Thrane Hansen
Maja Alm
 Austria (AUT)
Gernot Kerschbaumer
Anna Nilsson Simkovics
Robert Merl
Ursula Kadan
[5]
2017 Wroclaw  Denmark (DEN)
Cecilie Friberg Klysner
Søren Bobach
Andreas Hougaard Boesen
Maja Alm
  Switzerland (SUI)
Florian Howald
Sabine Hauswirth
Matthias Kyburz
Elena Roos
 Russia (RUS)
Natalia Gemperle
Dmitrii Tcvetkov
Andrey Khramov
Galina Vinogradova

References

  1. ^ "World Games: Orienteering". The World Games. Archived from the original on 8 January 2006. Retrieved 11 January 2009.
  2. ^ "World Games 2009 TPE". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 3 July 2007. Retrieved 11 January 2009.
  3. ^ "Spectacular Opening Ceremony". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 17 June 2007. Retrieved 11 January 2009.
  4. ^ a b c d e "The World Games 2009". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d e "World Games 2013. Orienteering". Retrieved 2013-08-05.
  6. ^ a b "2001 World Games, Akita, Japan". orienteering.asn.au. Archived from the original on 27 July 2008. Retrieved 12 January 2009.
  7. ^ a b "Niggli-Luder and Gueorgiou new World Games Champions". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2009. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Norway won the relay". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2009. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Switzerland Wins Relay; Thrilling Battle for Second Place". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 17 June 2007. Retrieved 11 January 2009.
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