Jørgen Rostrup

Jørgen Rostrup (born 5 November 1978) is a Norwegian orienteering competitor, two times winner of the World Orienteering Championships, Short distance in 1999, and Classic distance in 2001.[1] He also obtained bronze on the Short distance in 2001. He is two times Relay World Champion, as member of the Norwegian winning teams in 2004 in Sweden, and 2005 in Japan.

Jørgen Rostrup
Rostrup at WOC 2001
Personal information
Born (1978-11-05) 5 November 1978 (age 43)
  • Orienteering
Medal record
Men's orienteering
Representing  Norway
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Inverness Short
Gold medal – first place 2001 Tampere Classic
Gold medal – first place 2004 Västerås Relay
Gold medal – first place 2005 Aichi Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Tampere Short
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Leopoldsburg Short
Gold medal – first place 1998 Reims Short
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Reims Long

He won gold medal twice in the Junior World Championships, in 1997 and 1998.


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