Judith Wyder

Judith Wyder (born 25 June 1988) is a Swiss orienteering and ski orienteering competitor and runner.

Judith Wyder
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Judith Wyder at WOC 2011
Personal information
NationalitySwiss
Born (1988-06-25) 25 June 1988 (age 34)
Sport
SportOrienteering
Medal record
Representing   Switzerland
Women's orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Lausanne Relay
Gold medal – first place 2014 Asiago-Lavarone Sprint
Gold medal – first place 2014 Asiago-Lavarone Relay
Gold medal – first place 2014 Asiago-Lavarone Sprint Relay
Silver medal – second place 2016 Strömstad Mixed sprint relay
Silver medal – second place 2016 Riga Mixed sprint relay
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Savoie Middle
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Vuokatti Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Asiago-Lavarone Long
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Riga Sprint
World Games
Gold medal – first place 2013 Cali Relay
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Palmela Sprint
Gold medal – first place 2014 Palmela Relay
Gold medal – first place 2014 Palmela Long
Junior World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Dubbo Relay
Women's ski orienteering
Junior World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2008 Dospat Long

As a junior, she won World Championship medals in both orienteering[1] and ski orienteering.

She won a bronze medal in the middle distance at the 2011 World Orienteering Championships in Chambéry, a gold medal in the relay at the 2012 World Orienteering Championships in Lausanne and a bronze medal in the relay at the 2013 World Orienteering Championships in Vuokatti.

Wyder had a very strong start to the 2014 season, becoming the dominant Swiss female orienteer after the retirement of Simone Niggli. She dominated the European Orienteering Championships in Portugal where she won gold in both the sprint and in the long distance. She also won the World Cup sprint race ahead of WOC in Italy – a very technical sprint in Imatra, Finland. After that she achieved three gold medals and a bronze medal in the 2014 World Orienteering Championships in Asiago-Lavarone showing her incredible talent.[2]

In 2017, she took a break from competing in Orienteering in order to have her first child.[3]

In 2018, Wyder won a bronze medal in the sprint distance[4] and a silver medal in the sprint relay[5] at the 2018 World Orienteering Championship in Riga.

Wyder began to focus on trail running and skyrunning in 2019. She set a new course record at the DoloMyths Run,[6] finished second at Sierre-Zinal[7] and won the Ring of Steall Skyrace, also in a course record.[8] She then won the Annapurna Trail Marathon which gave her the overall women's victory in the Golden Trail World Series.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "JWOC 2007 AUS". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 23 March 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Athlete profile: Judith Wyder". World of O Runners. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Judith Wyder". www.facebook.com.
  4. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 2018 Sprint Final Results" (PDF). Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  5. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 2018 Sprint Relay Results" (PDF). Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  6. ^ Dolomites Skyrace: Davide Magnini puts Everyone in Line in Canazei, Female Judith Wyder Breaks the Record.
  7. ^ iRunFar: This Week In Running: August 12, 2019.
  8. ^ Skyline Scotland: Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace 2019: Judith Wyder Smashes Course Record, Nadir Maguet Runs to Victory.
  9. ^ Golden Trail Series: Kilian Jornet and Judith Wyder Win Golden Trail World Series Titles with Victories at Annapurna Trail Marathon.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Judith Wyder at Wikimedia Commons

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