World Orienteering Championships
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Men 2006-08-05 16:31:25
16) AUT +19:52 17) LTU +20:21 18) POL 21:19
Men 2006-08-05 16:30:34
Marc Lauenstein says he got a branch in his right eye at control 2 and had problems with blurry vision making it hard to read the map in the difficult parts of the course
Men 2006-08-05 16:27:36
12) SVK +16:00, 13) ITA +16:21 14) GBR +16:27 15)GER +17:12
Men 2006-08-05 16:25:13
UKR +14:07 9th and EST +14:12 and 10th, with FRA close behind +14:38
Men 2006-08-05 16:23:45
DEN finishes as number 8 +13:43
Men 2006-08-05 16:22:38
Mikkel Lund DEN in 8th position at the prewarning, LAT finishes as number 7
Men 2006-08-05 16:21:36
Finish: Losman CZE in to 5th place +11:13, NOR jogging in very tired +11:32. 6th place the same as for the women
Men 2006-08-05 16:20:33
Omdal ´dies´while Losman is flying by
Men 2006-08-05 16:19:58
Prewarning: A tough battle for 5th spot, Omdal against Losman
Men 2006-08-05 16:19:31
TV2: Denmark back into 8th position +13:16 not very far behind Latvia
Men 2006-08-05 16:18:37
TV2: France still moving up in the standings, but losing time now 11th +14:22
Men 2006-08-05 16:17:59
Finish: A disappointed Lauenstein finishes in 4th place. +7:44
Men 2006-08-05 16:17:25
Andreas Kraas who was in 5th spot has made a big mistake on the 18th control
Men 2006-08-05 16:16:41
Finish: FIN 2nd +4:03, SWE +6:40
Men 2006-08-05 16:15:04
Prewarning: Mattias Karlsson punches, but Lauenstein is not within sight
Men 2006-08-05 16:14:38
TV2: Omdal NOR 5th with Petr Losman in his back +11 min
Men 2006-08-05 16:13:55
Tracking shows that SWE has a lead before SUI - has punched the control and meets Lauenstein going out...
Men 2006-08-05 16:13:02
Finish: Jani Lakanen to the last control and a safe SILVER medal
Men 2006-08-05 16:12:40
Prewarning: FIN Jani Lakanen now nearing the finish. Punches the second last control.
Men 2006-08-05 16:10:51
TV2: Mattias Karlsson now in 3rd position +6:34, Lauenstein SUI looks uncertain but now finds the control 31 seconds behind SWE
Men 2006-08-05 16:09:58
Very happy russians waving flags on the run-in.
Men 2006-08-05 16:09:23
GOLD for Roman Efimov, Andrey Khramov and Valentin Novikov!!!
Men 2006-08-05 16:09:01
Finish: Valentin Novikov taking his team to GOLD. Now punching the last control
Men 2006-08-05 16:08:21
SWE passing SUI at number 18, Lauenstein is still missing while Mattias Karlsson already punched!
Men 2006-08-05 16:07:43
TV2: Jani Lakanen FIN coming into the control +4:02
Men 2006-08-05 16:06:50
Novikov now at the 3rd last control where Minna Kauppi had big problems...
Men 2006-08-05 16:06:04
FIN missing control 18? SWE is closing in on SUI at number 17
Men 2006-08-05 16:05:12
TV2: NOR, DEN, CZE together 6th-8th spot with LAT trailing a bit +10:49
Men 2006-08-05 16:03:56
TV2: Novikov soon into the control, SPIKED IT, this seems very secure for Russia
Men 2006-08-05 16:02:38
TV1: EST still in 5th +9:07
Men 2006-08-05 16:02:17
According to the tracking SWE is closing the gap to SUI, but still not in contact
Men 2006-08-05 16:01:44
Valentin Novikov is orienteering very well right now - 'like a machine' - and is leaving the others behind - the gap is growing...
Men 2006-08-05 15:59:17
TV1: SWE 4th +5:43 - 1:21 behind the Bronze medal
Men 2006-08-05 15:58:48
Spectator control: FRA now in 13th place, has lost only 16 seconds
Men 2006-08-05 15:57:41
TV1: SUI 3rd +4:22
Men 2006-08-05 15:56:52
It looks good for Russia right now, but remember what (almost) happened in the Women´s Relay...
Men 2006-08-05 15:56:15
TV1: Jani Lakanen in 2nd spot +3:03
Men 2006-08-05 15:55:27
Thierry Gueorgiou is running very well and has picked up some time on Novikov at the first Radio control
Men 2006-08-05 15:54:30
Spectator control: LAT and DEN passing in 8th and 9th spot, just over 9 minutes behind.
Men 2006-08-05 15:53:50
TV 1: Novikov looks strong and has a solid lead at the TV-control
Men 2006-08-05 15:52:15
Spectator control: Andreas Kraas EST in 5th position +7:54
Men 2006-08-05 15:50:47
Radio 1: Mikkel Lund DEN in 9th place, has lost one
Men 2006-08-05 15:50:02
Spectator control: SWE losing time now +5:12 in 4th spot. 1:14 to reach a medal...
Men 2006-08-05 15:48:18
Spectator control: SUI and Lauenstein now passing in third spot +3:58
Men 2006-08-05 15:47:03
Spectator control: Jani Lakanen passing in 2nd spot +2:24
Men 2006-08-05 15:46:29
Radio 2,4 km: FIN +2:17, SUI +3:34 and SWE +4:57 chasing RUS, but losing time
Men 2006-08-05 15:45:26
Spectator control: Valentin Novikov looks strong when he comes into the spectator control still in the lead.
Men 2006-08-05 15:44:00
Radio 2,4 km: FIN in 2nd place Jani Lakanen +2:17
Men 2006-08-05 15:42:42
Radio 1: 5th EST
Men 2006-08-05 15:42:18
Radio 2,4 km: RUS still in the lead
Men 2006-08-05 15:39:08
Radio 1: Marc Lauenstein SUI now in 3rd place over 3 minutes behind, SWE just 28 seconds behind him
Men 2006-08-05 15:38:08
Now FRA is going out on the last leg Damien Renard hands over the map to Thierry Gueorgiou more than 12 minutes behind.
Men 2006-08-05 15:37:20
Radio: RUS still in the lead, FIN in 2nd place +1:38, but SUI is missing!
Men 2006-08-05 15:36:28
Finish: Jamie Stevenson now out on the last leg as 13th runner for GBR +10:36
Men 2006-08-05 15:35:33
Norway's Öystein Kristiansen has made a two minute mistake just before the spectator control and maybe another minute to make it three in all.
Men 2006-08-05 15:34:26
Finish: 9th LAT +7:12, 10th GER +7:20, 11th UKR +8:46, 12th AUT +8:52
Men 2006-08-05 15:31:40
Finish: CZE +5:44, EST +5:48, NOR +5:54, DEN +6:34 in 8th position.
Men 2006-08-05 15:30:20
Four teams are right now in the medal race: RUS, SUI, FIN and SWE. Time is running for the chasing group - now over 5 minutes - and to catch up on the leaders someone has to make a fantastic race.
Men 2006-08-05 15:27:46
Finish: Emil Wingstedt takes SWE into 4th position and sends out Mattias Karlsson, +2:47
Men 2006-08-05 15:26:51
Finish: Jarkko Huovila soon sending World Champion Jani Lakanen out on the lsst leg. +1:48, a very strong finish!
Men 2006-08-05 15:25:50
Finish: Marc Lauenstein is now chasing Novikov - what a race...
Men 2006-08-05 15:25:24
Finish: Khramov will send out Valentin Novikov in a 19 second lead after a very strong finish
Men 2006-08-05 15:24:08
Prewarning: A 10 second lead for RUS before SUI
Men 2006-08-05 15:23:41
TV2: NOR moving up, but Kristiansen looks tired.
Men 2006-08-05 15:21:33
TV1: SWE behind FIN but probably has Huovila within eyesight. FIN +2:14, SWE +2:47
Men 2006-08-05 15:20:15
TV2 6,5 km: FIN is coming into the control, but has lost a little time
Men 2006-08-05 15:19:21
TV2: RUS 1st, SUI +0:01
Men 2006-08-05 15:18:21
Now RUS is in the lead with three controls to go, but SUI is close behind
Men 2006-08-05 15:17:39
Spectator control: NZL 24th +15:04, AUS 25th and 27th USA +16:50
Men 2006-08-05 15:15:14
TV1: GBR Oli Johnson 14th +7:11
Men 2006-08-05 15:14:46
TV1: AUT, UKR and SVK passing in places 11-13 6½ min behind
Men 2006-08-05 15:13:42
TV1: DEN still running well in 10 th place, but has lost som time +5:54
Men 2006-08-05 15:12:43
TV1: Olle Kärner EST +4:23, Michal SMola SVK +4:25, LAT, NOR, GER also in this group
Men 2006-08-05 15:10:58
TV1: SUI 0
RUS +0:03
FIN +1:36
SWE +1:42
Next group should be coming soon
Men 2006-08-05 15:09:32
TV1: FIN now 3rd +1:37, coming into the control from a different direction. SWE only 6 seconds behind
Men 2006-08-05 15:07:47
TV1: Daniel Hubmann SUI still in the lead, but Andrey Khramov is only 3 seconds behind
Men 2006-08-05 15:05:32
TV1: The teams should be here very soon...
Men 2006-08-05 15:04:54
Spectator control: GBR, UKR, SVK and AUT passing together in places 11-14 just over 6 minutes behind
Men 2006-08-05 15:03:52
Radio 2,4 km: FRA still losing time now 17th position more than 9 minutes behind
Men 2006-08-05 15:02:58
Spectator control: EST 9th, Rene Rokkjaer from DEN in 10th place +4:56
Men 2006-08-05 15:02:19
Spectator control: NOR +4:16 Öystein Kristiansen must have made a big mistake
Men 2006-08-05 15:01:46
Spectator control: GER, CZE and LAT into this control. NOR still missing
Men 2006-08-05 15:00:53
FIN +2:11 and SWE +2:16 - they are now moving faster than the leader... Jarkko Huovila and Emil Wingstedt, team-mates in Halden
Men 2006-08-05 14:59:55
Spectator control: FIN and SWE coming now, NOR still missing
Men 2006-08-05 14:58:48
Spectator control: RUS and A.Khramov 2nd place +0:49
Men 2006-08-05 14:58:19
Spectator control: Halfways through the relay we have SUI in the lead, Daniel Hubmann is doing a very good race




Men 2006-08-05 14:57:06
Radio 2,4 km: FIN, NOR and SWE more or less together, 2:22 to 2:34 behind
Men 2006-08-05 14:56:25
Radio 2,4 km: 2 minutes have gone and still no more teams!
Men 2006-08-05 14:55:05
Radio 2,4 km: SUI 55.59, RUS +0:26 - Daniel Hubmann and Andrey Khramov running well
Men 2006-08-05 14:53:25
Romania is now sending their best woman Zsusza Fey out on the second leg
Men 2006-08-05 14:52:24
Radio control: SUI and RUS in the lead. NOR and SWE appr. 1:30 behind then FIN 2 minutes behind.
Men 2006-08-05 14:50:57
NZL 26th +11:33, CAN 27th +11:42
Men 2006-08-05 14:49:34
USA ebone 23rd +9:22, AUS robw 25th +9:27
Men 2006-08-05 14:46:55
FRA into 16th place +4:37 - they may be out of it? Francois Gonon has made a few big mistakes and had to run alone for the last part of the course
Men 2006-08-05 14:43:27
Pavel Gvozdev from Israel breaks the spell and leaves the 16th spot - finishes the first leg as number 9
Men 2006-08-05 14:42:40
Finish: DEN in 12th place 3:45 behind
Men 2006-08-05 14:41:29
Prewarning: A big group now coming into the control, DEN on the tail of this group appr. 3 minutes behind
Men 2006-08-05 14:40:30
Finish leg 1: FIN +0:35, SUI +0:42, RUS +1:03 and GER +1:11
Men 2006-08-05 14:39:10
Correction, 13 seconds not 30!
Men 2006-08-05 14:38:42
Leg 1 finish: Jonasson pushing strongly after running a very good first leg and hands over the map to Emil Wingstedt 30 seconds ahead of NOR