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Tweet Sunday 11th August 2019

World Orienteering Championships 2019 starts tomorrow

Good luck to all the GB athletes competing in the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2019.

This year's championships will be taking place in the beautiful historic city of Sarpsborg, founded in 1016 by King Olav Haraldsson.

The Opening Ceremony will take place tomorrow (Monday 12 August) at 18:00 from Sarpsborg town square following the spectator race.  

The competition programme is as follows:

Middle Distance Qualifications
Tuesday 13th August,  Knatterudfjellet, Sarpsborg.

Long Distance
Wednesday 14th August, Mørk, Spydeberg.

Rest Day
Thursday 15th August

Middle Distance
Friday 16th August, Mørk, Spydeberg.
Prize giving ceremonies and cultural program 19.30 (Sarpsborg town square)

Saturday 17th August, Mørk, Spydeberg.


For more information on the GB team selected to compete click here

For more information on the World Championships visit the website.