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JWOC Sprint 2018: Maps and Results +…

JWOC Sprint brought a surprise win for Germany’s Colin Kolbe in the men’s class and a favourite win by Simona Aebersold (Switzerland) in the women’s class. Kolbe took Germany’s first victory in the Junior World Orienteering championships in 27 years – on a course which was described as very technical with…
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many tricky routechoices and several artificial boundaries/fences to make the orienteering more interesting and tricky. Kolbe won 8 seconds ahead of Matthew Fellbaum (GBR) with Kasper Fosser (NOR) and Otto Kaario (FIN) in shared third place. See GPS-analysis of the men’s race below the map section. In the women’s class Simona Aebersold was the big favourite. The Swiss took the lead already at the first control, and kept it all the way to the finish. Even with a rather big mistake she managed to have a winning margin of nearly half a minute down to Czech Tereza Janosikova in second with…

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