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Tweet Tuesday 25th July 2017

The World Games 2017

The World Games, the highest profile event for sports not in the Olympic Games, are now under way in Wroclaw, Poland.

Three orienteering races are in the programme: a Sprint, a Middle Distance and a Sprint Relay. Follow the competitions at LIVE Orienteering.

A detailed selection process allows for 26 nations to be represented, with 4 or 5 athletes per team from most of these nations. Many World Championships medal winners will be competing, striving hard for one of the prestigious World Games medals.

The World Games Orienteering schedule is as follows:

Tuesday 25 July:  Sprint

Women’s Sprint starts today:     11:00 CET      BST 09:55

Great Britain athletes competing today:

Megan Carter-Davies Great Britain 11:19     BST 10:19
Tessa Strain Great Britain 11:21     BST 10:21

Men’s Sprint starts today:     12:00 CET     BST 11:00

Great Britain athletes competing today:

Ralph Street Great Britain 12:23     BST 11:23
Peter Hodkinson Great Britain 12:28     BST 11:28

The World Games will continue with the Middle Distance and Sprint Relay and are scheduled to take place on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

Wednesday 26th July 2017: Middle Distance 
Women Start 09:30 CET     BST 08:30
Men Start 11:30 CET     BST 10:30
Thursday 27th July: Sprint Relay
Start 09:00 CET     BST 08:00

Follow the competitions at LIVE Orienteering with live streaming, GPS and results.

British Orienteering wishes the GB team ever success at this year’s World Games in Poland.