2003 World Orienteering Championships

The 2003 World Orienteering Championships, the 20th World Orienteering Championships, were held in Rapperswil and Jona, Switzerland, 3 –9 August 2003.[1]

2003 World Orienteering Championships
Host cityRapperswil and Jona
CountrySwitzerland
Events8

The championships had eight events; sprint for men and women, middle distance for men and women, long distance (formerly called individual or classic distance) for men and women, and relays for men and women.

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's sprint [1]   Jamie Stevenson  (GBR) 12:43.7   Rudolf Ropek  (CZE)   Thierry Gueorgiou  (FRA)
Women's sprint [1]   Simone Luder  (SUI) 13:21.3   Marie-Luce Romanens  (SUI)   Jenny Johansson  (SWE)
Men's middle distance [1]   Thierry Gueorgiou  (FRA) 30:08   Bjørnar Valstad (NOR)   Øystein Kristiansen  (NOR)
Women's middle distance [1]   Simone Luder (SUI) 32:40   Hanne Staff (NOR)   Heli Jukkola  (FIN)
Men's long distance [1]   Thomas Bührer  (SUI) 1:48:20   Yuri Omeltchenko (UKR)   Emil Wingstedt  (SWE)
Women's long distance [1]   Simone Luder  (SUI) 1:26:14   Karolina Arewång-Höjsgaard  (SWE)   Brigitte Wolf  (SUI)


Men's relay[1]
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Women's relay[1]
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ResultsEdit

Women's long distanceEdit

WOC 2003 – Long – Women [1]
Rank Competitor Nation Time
  Simone Luder   Switzerland 1:26:14
  Karolina Arewång Höjsgaard   Sweden 1:29:19
  Brigitte Wolf   Switzerland 1:32:52
4 Emma Engstrand   Sweden 1:33:59
5 Sara Gemperle   Switzerland 1:34:28
6 Barbara Bączek   Poland 1:34:31
7 Hanne Staff   Norway 1:34:57
8 Marianne Andersen   Norway 1:36:17
9 Karin Schmalfeld   Germany 1:36:28
10 Martina Rakayova   Slovakia 1:36:29
11 Dana Brožková   Czech Republic 1:36:50
12 Yulia Novikova   Russia 1:36:52
13 Terhi Holster   Finland 1:37:28
14 Heather Monro   Great Britain 1:38:36
15 Zsuzsa Fey   Romania 1:40:00
16 Marta Štěrbová   Czech Republic 1:40:21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "World Orienteering Championships 2003". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 9 September 2017.