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Ben Kyd (Manchester and District Orienteering Club) wins major TORUS event

The virtual 12-event Hungarian TempO Trophy has taken place once a month on the TORUS platform throughout 2021, with hundreds of orienteers from all over the world taking part.

The overall winner is Ben Kyd (Manchester and District Orienteering Club), who finished with a lead of just over 4 points over Alessio Tenani, Italy with Pavel Ptáček, Czech Republic third.

Ben’s club Manchester and District Orienteering Club (MDOC) was the second club overall, behind Polisportiva Masi, Italy. 16 members of MDOC took part in one or more events. The second British club of the 468 clubs represented in the competition was Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK) in 12th place.

Great Britain was the fifth country in terms of points scored, behind Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, and Finland, and ahead of Sweden, Japan, and Poland.

Eight British orienteers finished in the top 100 in the overall results; they are Ben Kyd MDOC (1st), Sam Drinkwater MDOC (31st), Robert Finch Southampton Orienteering Club (33rd), Tom Dobra Bristol Orienteering Klub (34th), River Edis-Smith MDOC (67th), Peter Dobra University of Bristol Orienteering Club (75th), Colin Palmer Thames Valley Orienteering Club (82nd), and John Kewley MDOC (84th).

The full set of Final Individual Results can be found here.

Final Club Results can be found here.

Results per country can be found here.


Many congratulations to all.

Ben Kyd (MDOC). Photo credit Andy Johnson