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Orienteering at the World Games

[1]

The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) became a member of the International World Games Association (IWGA) in 1995.[2] The World Games are held every four years, for sports that are not contested in the Olympic Games. Orienteering was first included in the program in 2001.

Venues

Year Days Venue
2001 August 15-25 Akita, Japan
2005 July 14-24 Duisburg, Germany[3]
2009 July 16-26 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei
2013 July 25-August 4 Cali, Colombia

Sprint

Men

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2009 Kaohsiung  Andrey Khramov (RUS)  Daniel Hubmann (SUI)  Tero Föhr (FIN) [4]
2013 Cali  Matthias Kyburz (SUI)  Andrey Khramov (RUS)  Jerker Lysell (SWE) [5]

Women

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2009 Kaohsiung  Minna Kauppi (FIN)  Johanna Allston (AUS)  Elise Egseth (NOR) [4]
2013 Cali  Annika Billstam (SWE)  Anne Margrethe Hausken (NOR)  Maja Alm (DEN) [5]

Individual/Middle

Men

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2001 Akita  Grant Bluett (AUS)  Tore Sandvik (NOR)  Jamie Stevenson (GBR) [6]
2005 Duisburg (FRA)  Daniel Hubmann (SUI)  Øystein Kvaal Østerbø (NOR) [7]
2009 Kaohsiung  Daniel Hubmann (SUI)  Dmitry Tsvetkov (RUS)  Andrey Khramov (RUS) [4]
2013 Cali  Matthias Kyburz (SUI)  Daniel Hubmann (SUI)  Vilius Aleliunas (LTU) [5]

Women

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2001 Akita  Hanne Staff (NOR)  Anette Granstedt (SWE)  Birgitte Husebye (NOR) [6]
2005 Duisburg  Simone Niggli-Luder (SUI)  Karin Schmalfeld (GER)  Heather Monro (GBR) [7]
2009 Kaohsiung  Johanna Allston (AUS)  Minna Kauppi (FIN)  Linnea Gustafsson (SWE) [4]
2013 Cali  Minna Kauppi (FIN)  Tove Alexandersson (SWE)  Nadiya Volynska (UKR) [5]

Relay

Mixed

Games Gold Silver Bronze Notes
2001 Akita  Norway (NOR)
Bjørnar Valstad
Hanne Staff
Tore Sandvik
Birgitte Husebye
 Lithuania (LTU)
Svajunas Ambrazas
Vilma Rudzenskaitė
Edgaras Voveris
Giedrė Voverienė
 Sweden (SWE)
Emil Wingstedt
Anette Granstedt
Niclas Jonasson
Jenny Johansson
Teams from 15 countries[8]
2005 Duisburg  Switzerland (SUI)
Matthias Merz
Lea Müller
Daniel Hubmann
Simone Niggli-Luder
 Russia (RUS)
Sergey Detkov
Aliya Sitdikova
Maxim Davydov
Tatiana Ryabkina
 Czech Republic (CZE)
Petr Losman
Marta Štěrbová
Tomáš Dlabaja
Dana Brožková
[9]
2009 Kaohsiung  Russia (RUS)
Dmitry Tsvetkov
Yulia Novikova
Andrey Khramov
Galina Vinogradova
 Finland (FIN)
Pasi Ikonen
Bodil Holmström
Tero Föhr
Minna Kauppi
 Norway (NOR)
Lars Skjeset
Mari Fasting
Øystein Kvaal Østerbø
Elise Egseth
[4]
2013 Cali  Switzerland (SUI)
Daniel Hubmann
Sara Lüscher
Matthias Kyburz
Judith Wyder
 Denmark (DEN)
Tue Lassen
Ida Bobach
Rasmus Thrane Hansen
Maja Alm
 Austria (AUT)
Gernot Kerschbaumer
Anna Nilsson Simkovics
Robert Merl
Ursula Kadan
[5]

References

  1. ^ "World Games: Orienteering". The World Games. Retrieved 11 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "World Games 2009 TPE". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2009. 
  3. ^ "Spectacular Opening Ceremony". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "World Games 2009. Orienteering". Retrieved 2009-07-19. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "World Games 2013. Orienteering". Retrieved 2013-08-05. 
  6. ^ a b "2001 World Games, Akita, Japan". orienteering.asn.au. Retrieved 12 January 2009. 
  7. ^ a b "Niggli-Luder and Gueorgiou new World Games Champions". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2009. 
  8. ^ "Norway won the relay". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2009. 
  9. ^ "Switzerland Wins Relay; Thrilling Battle for Second Place". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2009. 
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