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GBR Trail Orienteering sets off to the European Trail Orienteering Championships 2018

Bratislava, Slovakia: Friday 27 April – Friday 4 May 2018

The European Trail Orienteering Championships 2018 will be held in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, and its neighbouring areas - the Záhorie lowlands and the Little Carpathian mountains.

 

GBR Team:
Those selected to compete at the European Trail Orienteering Championships next week in Bratislava, Slovakia, 27 April – 4 May 2018 are as follows:

Friday 27 April - Friday 4 May 2018

Open PreOCharles Bromley Gardner (British Army Orienteering Club), Ian Ditchfield (Mole Valley Orienteering Club), Tom Dobra (University of Bristol Orienteering Club), Peter Huzan (South London Orienteers and Wayfarers), John Kewley (Manchester and District Orienteering Club) and Iain Phillips (Leicestershire Orienteering Club).

Para PreODick Keighley (Wimborne Orienteers) and Peter Roberts (Eborienteers)

Open RelayTwo teams to be selected from all named above

Open TempOCharles Bromley Gardener (British Army Orienteering Club), Ian Ditchfield (Mole Valley Orienteering Club), Tom Dobra (University of Bristol Orienteering Club), Peter Huzan (South London Orienteers and Wayfarers), Dick Keighley (Wimborne Orienteers), John Kewley (Manchester and District Orienteering Club), Iain Phillips (Leicestershire Orienteering Club) and Peter Roberts (Eborienteers).

The Team Manager will be Charles Bromley Gardner (British Army Orienteering Club).

The 2018 Event Programme is as follows:

  • Thursday, April 26: Event Office Opens, Arrivals Bratislava
  • Friday, April 27: Model Events, Plavecký Mikuláš, Lakšárska Nová Ves
  • Saturday, April 28: PreO – Day 1: Stupava
  • Sunday, April 29: PreO – Day 2: Plavecký Mikuláš
  • Monday, April 30: Relay Devín (Bratislava), Opening Ceremony Devín (Bratislava)
  • Tuesday, May 1: (National Holiday) - TempO Borský Mikuláš, Closing Ceremony & Banquet Bratislava

For more information, Bulletin 3 is available here.

Bulletin 4 will be posted up any day now.

Results will be made available here throughout the Championships.


Charles Bromley Gardner GBR Team Manager European Trail Orienteering Championships 2018, says:  “It’s a strong team, partially limited by new parental duties, looking forward to pitting ourselves against 145 (and five Japanese) of Europe’s finest Trail orienteers. It’s our first major international competition of the year, and a significant challenge on the way to the World Championships later in the year in Latvia. Good luck to all!”


British Orienteering would like to take this opportunity to wish the GBR Trail Orienteering team a safe and hassle-free journey as they set off to travel out to these Championships in Slovakia. All the very best with your final preparations. We look forward to reporting on these Championships in the week that follows and would like to wish the GBR team all the very best for a successful and enjoyable Championships.

For more information about these European Championships visit: WWW.ETOC2018.SK

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