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23.12: Frederic Tranchand

How a Frenchie has been able to survive one year in Finl...

After more than one year since I’ve moved to Finland, it was time to make an evaluation so I’ve ...
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Route to Christmas: Day 24 2014

Todays leg in Route to Christmas is from France – and as this is the last day of this yearR...
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20.12: Minna Kauppi

The smiles of 2014 :)

During the past few weeks Ive had one national team camp, a skiing camp in Vuokatti with my new club...
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Route to Christmas: Day 21 2014

Todays leg in Route to Christmas is leg 11 in the M21E course from a race in France – National...
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Route to Christmas: Day 22 2014

- I have the feeling that this was the leg this year were i spent most time. Today we take a look at...
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27.12: Judith Wyder

Merry Christmas and a happy new year

The last two days I`ve been traveling overseas to get to the first races of the 2015 season. I...
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25.12: Daniel Hubmann

Weltcupstart in Tasmanien

Heute startet für mich die Reise nach Australien, wo am 3. Januar bereits die ersten Welt...
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Route to Christmas: Day 23 2014

Todays leg in Route to Christmas is from the women’s class in the long distance race “Bl...
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23.12.2014 - News from RUS
05:00 - Vinogradov Blog

Haile Gebreselassie tells about two-hour marathon

During International Sport&Exercise Nutrition Conference 2014 Haile Gebreselassie tells about his trainings and life, about possibilities to break two-hour in marathon and confirm story about ...
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10.12.2014 - News from RUS
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Run with Haile

Ive got invitation to participate in event Run with Haile at 18th December 8.00. It is a rare opportunity to run 5 km together with one of the greatest runner - Haile Gebrselassie!This training is a p ...
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06.12.2014 - News from RUS
14:00 - Vinogradov Blog

A new top-coach: The beginning?

This is the best ever master class in running.
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12.11.2014 - News from RUS
12:00 - Vinogradov Blog

I'm in Twitter now (Vinogradov Mike)

I have a Twitter account now: @Vinogradovcoach Follow short news and conversations in Twitter!
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17.10.2014 - News from RUS
00:41 - Olga Vinogradova

World Champion. Gold medal. First place.The story of that day

MTBO (mountainbike orienteering) World Championship took place in Poland on 25-30 august. We had only one woman who took the title of world champion twice (in 2008) – it’s Ksenia Chernykh. ...
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03.10.2014 - News from RUS
19:40 - Vinogradov Blog

World Cup Mixed Relay: About Fair Play

SUI1, DEN1, SUI3, RUS2 - must be DISQ. Do you agree? #FairplayVinogradov Mike
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21.07.2014 - News from RUS
12:00 - Denis Grishman. Ranked 478th

Trailing bears in Kuusamo!

Before coming to enjoy cool Finnish summer in the north I had a busy June tightly packed with all kinds of orienteering races. Kuopio-Jukola was another enchanting experience and another lesson on ho ...
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08.07.2014 - News from RUS
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WOC 2014. Mixed Relay. Comments of Russian Team

Russian National Team have shown a great result - third place in Sprint Mixed Relay. Anastasia Tikhonova, Gleb Tikhonov, Andrey Khramov, Galina Vinogradova comments their perform ...
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06.07.2014 - News from RUS
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WOC 2014. Sprint. Comments and results

Alexey Sidorov and Gleb Tikhonov commented their results on WOC 2014 and told, what is unusual in Venice sprint: Alexey: In general, distance failed. It was good beginning for me, but after the fi ...
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01.07.2014 - News from RUS
10:15 - Vinogradov Blog

I totally support Niggli&Niggli's concept of new Worl...

For the moment World Cup system doesnt have any logic, it is just an eclectic mix of different competitions. There are a lot of top runners who skip some races or all of them (except WOC, of course). ...
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17.06.2014 - News from RUS
11:52 - Denis Grishman. Ranked 478th

Reserve man for WOC

This story was initially supposed to narrate of my proud and happiness being qualified to my first ever World Champ..., but no, it didn’t happen and I won’t be running in Italy this summe ...
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05.06.2014 - News from RUS
18:45 - Vinogradov Blog

Current list of Galina Vinogradova's PBs

Today Galina ran 5000 m in 16:18.58. For last months Galina Vinogradova renewed PBs for distances from 1500 to 5000 m. Here is a current list:Indoor:1500 m - 4:33.0 (Barnaul, 05/01/2014)2000 m - 6:19. ...
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30.05.2014 - News from RUS
16:58 - Vinogradov Blog

WOC 2014: Russian team selected

Three stages of Russian test-races are completed. Russian WOC-delegation has announced at official site of Russian Orienteering federation.Sprint 5/07Men1 Khramov Andrey2 Sidorov Alexey3 Tikhonov Gleb ...
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28.05.2014 - News from RUS
06:13 - Vinogradov Blog

Russian team for World Cup 2014, Round 3

Next stages of World Cup are coming soon. Russian team for World Cup 2014 Round 3, stage 1 (Kongsberg, Norway) includes:Men:1) Shestakov PavelWomen:1) Mironova Svetlana2) Novikova Julia3) Nyberg Irina ...
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27.05.2014 - News from RUS
09:19 - Vinogradov Blog

About touch free systems and punching trainings

Punching at control is an element of action system during O-competitions. Fortunately, now we can see that touch free systems are spread out around the O-world. And I hope that quite soon runners will ...
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21.05.2014 - News from RUS
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Russian Chamionship 2014. Vladimir

Last week Russian Orienteering Championship was held in Vladimir and it was selection start to World Championship, Junior World Championship and World University Championship: results of competition ...
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16.05.2014 - News from RUS
10:09 - Vinogradov Blog

Russian Sprint champs: Double victories

Test races for WOC-sprint were completed by Russian championships in Sprint, mass-start. Andrey Khramov and me won another gold medals.Qualification race for the final was a sprint with individual sta ...
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14.05.2014 - News from RUS
20:24 - Vinogradov Blog

WOC-2014 selected

Victory in Russian sprint championships (individual start) makes me selected to WOC-2014. Vladimir is a host city for these competitions. Result list is here (in Russian). Summary in English for wome ...
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13.05.2014 - News from RUS
13:10 - Denis Grishman. Ranked 478th

Tiomila and more

The unspoken rule of writing stories after big o-relays says that if you were running in the team which narrowly escaped morning mass-start and even further than that, was disqualified, don’t b ...
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09.05.2014 - News from RUS
15:15 - Vinogradov Blog

9 May - Day of Great Victory

9 May 1945 is an ending day of German Nazism. The end of the war that costs 27 millions lifes of Soviet people. The Victory Day is the greatest Russian holiday.ВарваD ...
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05.05.2014 - News from RUS
09:05 - Vinogradov Blog

Mess with control order at last women leg during Tiomila 2014...

Usually Tiomila level of organiztion is perfect. But this year I have to report about one big fault. Order of controls at the end of last women leg was 21-23-22-24. What is correct way to react for su ...
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30.04.2014 - News from RUS
23:26 - Vinogradov Blog

Invitation to lecture of Vinogradov Mikhail (updated)

If you are interesting to hear thoughts and ideas from coach with full list of victories from top international O-relays, you are welcome to Kvarnstugan (Alfta, Sweden) at 7/05 (Wednesday). Time is 18 ...
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27.04.2014 - News from RUS
20:15 - Denis Grishman. Ranked 478th

FinnSpring time

Check out my routes from FS - a major finnish orienteering season opener, which this time took place on a very nice terrains close to the city of Salo.On Saturday I got no place in mens E class( most ...
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21.04.2014 - News from RUS
19:17 - Denis Grishman. Ranked 478th

At EOC circus

Though EOC-2014 now rather belong to history some of its vivid moments will long time be remembered by many. No doubt that Portuguese o-circus is the funniest and most entertaining Ive ever been to! ...
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12.04.2014 - News from RUS
04:22 - Vinogradov Blog

Valentin Novikov tells about EOC Long qualification (updated)

Valentin Novikov yesterday made quite good race at EOC Long qualification and got second place in the heat 2. Story from Valentin Novikov is here:First of all I want to say that technical part of orga ...
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07.04.2014 - News from RUS
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Anastasiya Tikhonova and Alexey Sidorov about Emit Touch-Free...

Sportsmen from Russian national team, Anastasiya Tikhonova and Alexey Sidorov, shared their impressions of new Emit punching system and new discipline (mixed relay) with us. Anastasiya Tikhonova I en ...
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31.03.2014 - News from RUS
06:10 - Vinogradov Blog


I have been selected to EOC during Russian Cup competitions near Black See (Gelendzhik, 5-14 March). Next competitions for me are World Cup event in Spain and Sprint and Long at EOC (Portugal).In fact ...
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26.03.2014 - News from RUS
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EOC 2014. Results of selection starts in Russia

So, the first part of training process is completed, and, unfortunately, I had not enough to get into main national team on selection starts on Russian Cup. More about competitions… I’v ...
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18.03.2014 - News from RUS
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Russian Cup. Ultra-long. Third lap. Men

Russian Cup. Ultra-long. Third lap. Men
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Russian Cup. Ultra-long. First and second laps. Men

Russian Cup. Ultra-long. First and second laps. Men
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16.03.2014 - News from RUS
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Russian Cup. Result

Russian Cup ended last week, in accordance with approved principles of selection for the European Orienteering Championship, the following sportsmen absolutely will go to Portugal: Andrey Khramov Va ...
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10.03.2014 - News from RUS
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Russian Cup. Long. Men

Russian Cup. Long. Men
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Russian Cup. Middle. Men

Russian Cup. Middle. Men
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07.03.2014 - News from RUS
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Russian Cup. First part

There are selection starts for European Orienteering Championship these days in Russia, program of competitions you can find here. The block of sprints is over, and we have two man and two women, wh ...
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Russian Cup. Sprint mass-start. Final. First lap. Men

Russian Cup. Sprint mass-start. Final. First lap. Men
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Russian Cup. Sprint. Final. Men

Russian Cup. Sprint. Final. Men
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04.03.2014 - News from RUS
20:00 - Natalia Vinogradova. Ranked 42nd

5.03.2014 RUSSIAN CUP BEGINS/Orienteering in Gelendzhik

Foot-o season in Russia will be opened tomorrow (5 of march). Cup of russia will start in Gelendzhik. There will be selections to the national team for the 2014 European Championship, which this year ...
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Russian Cup in Gelendzhik. Program

Russian Cup is starting in Gelendzhik tomorrow, it will be held on shore of Black sea. It is wonderful weather in the South of Russia: no snow and +15-20 degrees. The program of competitions: 5 Marc ...
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24.02.2014 - News from RUS
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It is a good winter for runners in Central Russian regions, w...

It is a good winter for runners in Central Russian regions, we could run a competition in the middle of February in St. Peterburg’s park without snow.
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27.01.2014 - News from RUS
16:00 - Vinogradov Blog

Great day - January 27

70 years ago The Siege of Leningrad ended. Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) was blocked by Nazi troops in September 1941. Hitlers plan was to destroy the city and kill all (almost three millions) inha ...
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17.01.2014 - News from RUS
09:00 - Natalia Vinogradova. Ranked 42nd

Birthday on the Dead Sea (video)

Birthday happens only once in a year. And this is one of those holidays, which certainly have a couple of photos .. and even video! BEFORE watching the clip read the ARTICLE :) In 2013 we were in ...
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13.01.2014 - News from RUS
10:00 - Vinogradov Blog

Interview of Galina Vinogradova at Portuguese Orienteering Bl...

Big interview of Galina Vinogradova is published at Portuguese Orienteering Blog (in English).Russian version is coming soon (русская вер&#x ...
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25.12.2013 - News from RUS
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Camp in Kislovodsk

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21.12.2013 - News from RUS
14:00 - Olga Vinogradova

“In orienteering there is no limit to how much you can ...

“In orienteering there is no limit to how much you can improve” Posted on| December 2, 2013 |Category:News Photo: Joaquim Margarido Our Athlete of December is a mountain bike orientee ...
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09.12.2013 - News from RUS
08:52 - Vinogradov Blog

Alfta ÖSA OK is a new club of Galina Vinogradova

Many thanks for all clubs who have sent me proposals. I have made decision to continue my career in orienteering with Alfta ÖSA OK. I hope that together we can achieve a lot.I am looking forward ...
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08.12.2013 - News from RUS
10:00 - Vinogradov Blog

New PB 3000 m indoor 9:41,1

Today I took part in first winter track race in Barnaul (open competitions of Altai State Technical University). I was running 3000 m. Time was 9:41,1 with this time schedule:1) 3:09.32) 6:25.9 (1000 ...
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03.12.2013 - News from RUS
20:00 - Vinogradov Blog

Running with Olympic Flame!

Today, December 3, Olympic Flame has came to Barnaul. 240 torchbearers were involved for such a great event. Torchbearers are recruited from different fields of sports, medicine, politics, business, e ...
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25.11.2013 - News from RUS
07:40 - Vinogradov Blog

Galina Vinogradova is searching for a new club

Support from Scandinavian clubs is essential for Russian O-runners. And this is the main reason of Russian success at international competitions last decades. Without support it is almost impossible t ...
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11.11.2013 - News from RUS
17:19 - Vinogradov Blog

I agree with Radek Novotny critics of IOF World Cup system

Radek Novotny, Czech National main coach writes absolutely right thoughts about current IOF system. I agree with every word in his article. Especially I want stress attention on some point and give so ...
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04.11.2013 - News from RUS
16:00 - Natalia Vinogradova. Ranked 42nd

September camps

..and the girls I was running with in the ending part of the course seemed to become scared of my outfit and didn’t take any moves to pass me! :).. 8th of September my autumn season started fro ...
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