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Tweet Wednesday 8th May 2019

World Cup 1 Selection Announcement

We are pleased to announce the selection for the first round of the 2019 IOF World Cup taking place in Helsinki, Finland from 7th to 11th June. 

The British team has been granted 6 places in the Middle and Long distance races and a maximum of 4 teams in the Mixed Sprint Relay.  Selections have been made based on races named in the selection policy and athlete availability.

Find out more about the first round of the IOF World Cup.

Middle and Long Distance Races

Men Women
Peter Bray Megan Carter-Davies
Sasha Chepelin Jess Halliday
Will Gardner Jo Shepherd
Peter Hodkinson Cat Taylor
Chris Smithard Charlotte Watson
Ralph Street  


MIxed Sprint Relay
Jo Shepherd
Will Gardner
Chris Smithard
Megan Carter-Davies

British Orienteering’s Chair of Selection Panel Craig Anthony, said: "We are pleased to announce a strong team for the first international fixture of the 2019 season. I look forward to some strong performances in Finland ahead of the World Championships in August."

World Orienteering Championship Preselection

In addition to selection for the first World Cup, the selection panel is pleased to announce that Ralph Street has been selected for the Middle Distance at the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2019 in Norway.