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Tweet Tuesday 25th June 2019

GB team set to compete at World Trail Orienteering Championships today!

The peak of the 2019 Trail Orienteering season is reached this weekend when the World Championships (WTOC) begin in Idanha-a-Nova in eastern central Portugal. 25 nations are set to compete at this year's World Trail Orienteering Championships.  The Open class has 89 competitors and the para class 43.

The Championships started with the Opening Ceremony on Sunday, and on Saturday and Sunday a pre-WTOC event, part of this year’s European Cup in TrailO (ECTO), was held not far away on similar terrain.

Today sees the World Trail Orienteering Championships 2019 - PreO Day 1.

The GB team are all prepared for the first WTOC 2019 PreO event to be held today, very near to Idanha-a-nova, where the team are staying.

Charles Bromley Gardner
Tom Dobra
John Kewley
Colin Duckworth
Richard Keighley

Great Britain: Open

Charles Bromley Gardner (BAOC)
World Ranking

Tom Dobra (BOK)
World Ranking

John Kewley (MDOC)
World Ranking

Great Britain: Para

Colin Duckworth (TVOC)
World Ranking

Richard Keighley (WIM)
World Ranking

Start lists can be found here.

British Orienteering would like to take this opportunity to wish the GB team all the very best as they compete in the World TrailO Championships PreO event today.

The main competition days are:

  • Tuesday 25 June:  PreO stage 1
  • Thursday 27 June:  PreO stage 2
  • Friday 28 June:  Relay
  • Saturday 29 June:  TempO Qualification and Final

Reports and leading results can be found here on the event website www.wtoc2019.fpo.pt.

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