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2013 World Masters Champs start Aug 2 in Italy

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The World Masters Orienteering Championships are from Aug 2 – 10 around Torino, Italy. There are 2890 entrants including 11 Canadians:

Sevastiam Irimie (M50) Stars
Marg Ellis (W65) GVOC
Brian Ellis (M65) GVOC
Nick Duca (M45) Stars
Val Duca (W45) Stars
Alan Vyse (M70) Sage
Frances Vyse (W70) Sage
Dmitri Golovanov (M50) Ramblers
Robert McMillan (M45)
Nesta Leduc (W80) YOA
Irene Jensen (W75) Loup Garou

Here’s a quick look at the race schedule:
Sun Aug 4 – sprint qualification
Mon Aug 5 – sprint final
Wed Aug 7 – long qualification #1
Thu Aug 8 – long qualification #2
Sat Aug 10 – long final

There are athletes from 45 different countries competing at these World Masters Championships – a new record.

Go Canada Go!

July 2013 Informal Canadian elite rankings: Men

End of July 2013 informal rankings: Men

1 Eric Kemp OOC -3.71
2 Will Critchley EOOC 0.21
3 Thomas Nipen GVOC 0.40
4 Jeffrey Teutsch OOC 0.46
5 Mike Smith Falcons 2.27
6 Serghei Logvin GHO 2.28
7 Damian Konotopetz Cde. B 2.49
8 Brian May Sage 2.72
9 Graeme Rennie    GVOC 4.23
10 Wil Smith Falcons 5.13
11 Jon Torrance    OOC 5.51
12 Hans Fransson GHO 5.62
13 Patrick Saile GVOC 5.80
14 Steven Graupner Cde. B 6.38
15 Forest Pearson YOA 7.58
16 Nick Duca Stars 9.17
17 Brian Graham    OOC 10.42
18 Mike Waddington GHO 12.61
19 Alexander Bergstrom OOC 16.25
20 Michael Lucente GGO 17.11
21 Darius Konotopetz Cde. B 18.59
22 Adam Woods GVOC 19.86
23 Francis Falardeau Viking 19.98
24 Matthew Hryciuk GVOC    20.86
25 Alex Teutsch    OOC 24.48
26 Tor Gunnar Aksland FWOC 28.73
27 Sturle Omdal    FWOC 44.55
28 Adrian Zissos FWOC 49.37
29 Thomas Graupner Cde. B 50.78

July 2013 Informal Canadian elite rankings: Women

End of July 2013 informal rankings: Women

1 Louise Oram GVOC -2.80
2 Katarina Smith Falcons 2.58
3 Pam James YOA    5.85
4 Molly Kemp OOC 8.39
5 Carol Ross Falcons 8.90
6 Emily Kemp OOC 9.56
7 Kerstin Burnett YOA 18.04
8 Catherine Hoofd GVOC 22.23
9 Charlotte MacNaughton    FWOC 23.87
10 Marie Cat Bruno Sage 24.75
11 Emily Ross Falcons 27.30
12 Abbigail May    Sage 27.31
13 Marissa Woods GVOC 29.75
14 Tori Owen FWOC 35.84
15 Meghan Rance    GVOC 37.29
16 Justine Scheck YOA 42.35
17 Jennie Anderson OOC 42.82
18 Jackie Bonn GVOC 56.20
19 Silken Kleer Sage 66.86

Dec 2012 Informal Canadian elite rankings: Men

Year end 2012 informal rankings: Men

1 Eric Kemp OOC    -1.70
2 Thomas Nipen GVOC 0.32
3 Will Critchley EOOC 1.38
4 Serghei Logvin GHO 2.06
5 Mike Smith Falcons 2.27
6 Brian May Sage 2.72
7 Graeme Rennie GVOC 4.23
8 Jeffrey Teutsch OOC 4.32
9 Damian Konotopetz Cde. B 5.03
10 Jon Torrance OOC 5.75
11 Patrick Saile GVOC 5.80
12 Steven Graupner Cde. B 6.38
13 Wil Smith Falcons 6.42
14 Hans Fransson GHO 6.53
15 Magnus Johansson GVOC 8.06
16 Nick Duca Stars 8.82
17 Forest Pearson YOA 10.25
18 Mike Waddington GHO 10.40
19 Brian Graham OOC 10.42
20 Michael Lucente GGO 11.28
21 Tor Gunnar Aksland FWOC 14.07
22 Francis Falardeau Viking 14.30
23 Matthew Hryciuk GVOC 16.34
24 Darius Konotopetz Cde. B 18.59
25 Andrei Logvin GHO 21.08
26 Adam Woods GVOC 23.50
27 Ross Burnett YOA 28.52
28 Trevor Bray YOA 31.56
29 Eugene Mlynczyck UKR 31.65
30 Nathan Barrett GVOC 32.83
31 Alex Teutsch OOC 38.27
32 Adrian Zissos FWOC 38.86
33 Sturle Omdal FWOC 40.70
34 Randy Kemp OOC 41.98
35 Michael Rascher GVOC 49.50
36 Thomas Graupner Cde. B 50.78
37 Raymond Chung TOC 56.82
38 Adrian Low VicO 63.24
39 Chris Sigvaldson EOOC 73.25
40 Wade Tokarek Sage 82.87

Dec 2012 Informal Canadian elite rankings: Women

Year end 2012 informal rankings: Female

1 Louise Oram GVOC -1.89
2 Katarina Smith Falcons -1.72
3 Molly Kemp OOC 3.61
4 Pam James YOA 4.65
5 Carol Ross Falcons 8.23
6 Galyna Petrenko UKR 8.25
7 Emily Kemp OOC 9.56
8 Kerstin Burnett YOA 13.19
9 Tori Owen FWOC 18.17
10 Angela Forseille FWOC 21.54
11 Charlotte McNaughton    FWOC 23.87
12 Marie Cat Bruno Sage 24.75
13 Emily Ross Falcons 27.30
14 Abbigail May    Sage 27.31
15 Marissa Woods GVOC 29.75
16 Sarah Brandreth FWOC 30.37
17 Meghan Rance    GVOC 31.86
18 Jennie Anderson OOC 37.33
19 Justine Scheck YOA 42.35
20 Val Duca Stars 42.81
21 Andrea Balakova GVOC 43.71
22 Jackie Bonn GVOC 46.74
23 Silken Kleer Sage 66.86

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WOC 2013 is underway

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The World Orienteering Championships are underway.

The Team Canada blog has the inside scoop from the Canadian team.

World of O has a great portal for WOC information here. And the WOC website is here.

Here’s a link to the athlete profiles of the Canada team:

Men:

Women:

Meghan Rance is the team leader. Toni Louhisola is coaching the team.

Go Canada Go!

JWOC article from Yukon News

Here’s an article from the Yukon News all about Whitehorse’s Kendra Murray at JWOC 2013.

JWOC 2013 is underway

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The Junior World Orienteering Championships are underway. See the latest Orienteering Canada press release below.

The Team Canada blog has the inside scoop from the Canadian team.

World of O has a great portal for JWOC information here. And the JWOC website is here.

Here’s a link to the athlete profiles of the Canada team:

Men:

Women:

Molly Kemp was named to the team but withdrew due to injury.

Stefan Bergstrom is the team leader. Brian Graham is coaching the team in Czech Republic as Jr National Team Coach Brent Langbakk was unable to travel to the Czech Republic due to an injury.