1997 World Orienteering Championships

The 1997 World Orienteering Championships, the 17th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Grimstad, Norway, 11–16 August 1997.[1]

1997 World Orienteering Championships
Host cityGrimstad
CountryNorway
Events6

The championships had six events; the classic distance (formerly called individual) for men and women, the short distance for men and women, and relays for men and women.

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's classic distance [1]   Petter Thoresen  (NOR) 1.40.15   Jörgen Mårtensson  (SWE) 1.41.58   Kjetil Bjørlo  (NOR) 1.43.04
Women's classic distance [1]   Hanne Staff  (NOR) 1.12.56   Katarina Borg (SWE) 1.13.40   Hanne Sandstad  (NOR) 1.14.34
Men's short distance [1]   Janne Salmi  (FIN) 26.05   Timo Karppinen (FIN) 26.17   Bjørnar Valstad  (NOR) 26.27
Women's short distance [1]   Lucie Böhm  (AUT) 25.15   Hanne Sandstad  (NOR) 25.29   Hanne Staff (NOR)
  Marie-Luce Romanens  (SUI)
25.57


Men's relay[1]
  Denmark (DEN)
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
4.18.58
  Finland (FIN)
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
4.19.14
  Norway (NOR)
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
4.24.27
Women's relay[1]
  Sweden (SWE)
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
2.51.41
  Norway (NOR)
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
2.52.56
   Switzerland (SUI)
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
  • [[ ]]
2.56.28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "World Orienteering Championships 1997". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 7 September 2017.