2006 World Orienteering Championships

The 2006 World Orienteering Championships, the 23rd World Orienteering Championships, were held in Aarhus, Denmark, 1 –5 August 2006.[1]

2006 World Orienteering Championships
Host cityAarhus

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.


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's sprint [1]   Emil Wingstedt  (SWE) 13:35.3   Daniel Hubmann  (SUI)   Claus Bloch  (DEN)
Women's sprint [1]   Hanny Allston  (AUS) 13:13.3   Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI)   Kajsa Nilsson  (SWE)
Men's middle distance [1]   Holger Hott Johansen  (NOR) 35:49.4   Jarkko Huovila  (FIN)   Jamie Stevenson (GBR)
Women's middle distance [1]   Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI) 33:58.1   Marianne Andersen  (NOR)   Tatiana Ryabkina  (RUS)
Men's long distance [1]   Jani Lakanen  (FIN) 1:45:01,0   Marc Lauenstein  (SUI)   Andrey Khramov  (RUS)
Women's long distance [1]   Simone Niggli-Luder  (SUI) 1:19:50.4   Marianne Andersen  (NOR)   Dana Brozková  (CZE)
Men's relay[1] 2:11:41
Women's relay[1] 2:21:05


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "World Orienteering Championships 2006". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 6 July 2020. Retrieved 10 September 2017.