1970 World Orienteering Championships

The 3rd World Orienteering Championships were held in Eisenach/Friedrichroda, East Germany, in September 1970.[1]

1970 World Orienteering Championships
Host cityEisenach/Friedrichroda
CountryEast Germany
Events4

The championships had four events; individual contests for men and women, and relays for men and women.

The men's individual course had 19 controls over 14.5 kilometres, while the women's individual course had 10 controls over 7.5 kilometres.[2]

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual[1]   Stig Berge (NOR) 1.49.46   Karl John (SUI) 1.51.07,   Dieter Hulliger (SUI) 1.51.46
Women's individual[1]   Ingrid Hadler (NOR) 1.10.39   Ulla Lindkvist (SWE) 1.12.44   Kristin Danielsen (NOR) 1.13.44
Men's relay[1] 3.52.00 4.07.06 4.07.20
Women's relay[1] 2.32.39 2.37.13 2.38.59

ResultsEdit

Men's individualEdit

WOC 1970 – Individual – Men (14.5 km)[1]
Rank Competitor Nation Time
1 Stig Berge   Norway 1.49.46
2 Karl John   Switzerland 1.51.07
3 Dieter Hulliger   Switzerland 1.51.46
4 Ola Skarholt   Norway 1.51.46
5 Per Fosser   Norway 1.52.42
6 Flemming Nørgaard   Denmark 1.52.47
7 Jostein Nilsen   Norway 1.54.18
8 Åge Hadler   Norway 1.54.33
9 Karl Johansson   Sweden 1.55.12
10 Reijo Kujansuu   Finland 1.55.53
11 Hans-Dieter Baumgart   East Germany 1.57.06
12 Urs Schaffner   Switzerland 1.57.10
12 Bernt Frilen   Sweden 1.57.10
14 Veijo Tahvanainen   Finland 1.57.13
15 Jaroslav Jašek   Czechoslovakia 1.57.24

Women's individualEdit

WOC 1970 – Individual – Women (7.5 km)[1]
Rank Competitor Nation Time
1 Ingrid Hadler   Norway 1.10.39
2 Ulla Lindkvist   Sweden 1.12.44
3 Kristin Danielsen   Norway 1.13.44
4 Pirjo Seppä   Finland 1.14.07
5 Helen Thommen   Switzerland 1.14.57
6 Agnes Hegedus   Hungary 1.17.17
7 Eivor Steen-Olsson   Sweden 1.17.24
8 Sarolta Monspart   Hungary 1.17.36
9 Hannelore Bregula   East Germany 1.17.40
10 Ann-Marie Fehrnström   Sweden 1.19.15
11 Anna Gavendová-Handzlová   Czechoslovakia 1.21.15
12 Nadezda Mertova-Linhartova   Czechoslovakia 1.21.58
12 Renata Vlachová   Czechoslovakia
14 Else Marker-Larsen   Denmark
15 Astrid Rødmyr   Norway

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "World Orienteering Championships 1970". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 6 July 2020. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  2. ^ Berglia, Knut; Brohaug, Tom-Erik; Staver, Kristoffer; Thuesen, Kaare; Strandhagen, Torgeir, eds. (1987). Orienteringsidretten i Norge gjennom 90 år (in Norwegian). Norwegian Orienteering Federation. p. 341.