1981 World Orienteering Championships

The 1981 World Orienteering Championships, the 9th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Thun, Switzerland, 3–5 September 1981.[1]

1981 World Orienteering Championships
Host cityThun
CountrySwitzerland
Events4
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The championships had four events; individual contests for men and women, and relays for men and women.

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual[1]   Øyvin Thon (NOR) 1.30.05   Tore Sagvolden (NOR) 1.32.33   Morten Berglia (NOR) 1.33.10
Women's individual[1]   Annichen Kringstad (SWE) 1.05.47   Brit Volden (NOR) 1.08.54   Karin Rabe (SWE) 1.09.40
Men's relay[1] 4.38.14 4.38.47 4.45.23
Women's relay[1] 3.49.53 4.05.07 4.13.10

ResultsEdit

Men's individualEdit

WOC 1981 – Individual – Men (14.1 km)[1]
Rank Competitor Nation Time
1 Øyvin Thon   Norway 1:30:05
2 Tore Sagvolden   Norway
3 Morten Berglia   Norway
4 Lars Lönnkvist   Sweden
5 Kari Sallinen   Finland
6 Jörgen Mårtensson   Sweden
7 Jaroslav Kačmarčík   Czechoslovakia
8 Lars Konradsen   Denmark
9 Martin Howald   Switzerland
10 Harald Thon   Norway
11 Ari Anjala   Finland
12 Lars-Henrik Undeland   Sweden

Women's individualEdit

WOC 1981 – Individual – Women (8.7 km)[1]
Rank Competitor Nation Time
1 Annichen Kringstad   Sweden 1:05:47
2 Brit Volden   Norway
3 Karin Rabe   Sweden
4 Ruth Humbel   Switzerland
5 Outi Borgenström   Finland
6 Ada Kuchařová   Czechoslovakia
7 Liisa Veijalainen   Finland
8 Arja Hannus   Sweden
9 Arja Haikarainen   Finland
10 Ragnhild Bratberg   Norway
11 Irene Bucher   Switzerland
12 Svatava Nováková   Czechoslovakia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "World Orienteering Championships 1981". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 15 July 2017.