Aebersold and Kolbe – World Junior Champions in Sprint

Simona Aebersold, Switzerland won her second gold medal at the Junior World Orienteering Championships 2018.

Aebersold was 26 seconds faster than Tereza Janosikova, Czech Republic and 1 min. 2 sec. faster than Csilla Gardonyi, Hungary.

In the men‘s class, the third last starter Colin Kolbe, Germany finished in the gold medal position, only 8 seconds in front of Matthew Fellbaum, Great Britain.

The Norwegian Kasper Fosser and the Finish Otto Kaario shared the third place, finished 9 seconds behind the leader.



1. Simona Aebersold SUI 15:35

2. Tereza Janosikova CZE 16:01

3. Csilla Gardonyi HUN 16:37

4. Florence Hanauer FRA 16:40

5. Vilma von Krusenstierna SWE 16:46

6. Emma Waddington CAN 16:53


1. Colin Kolbe GER 15:48

2. Matthew Fellbaum GBR 15:56

3. Kasper Fosser NOR 15:57

3. Otto Kaario FIN 15:57

5. Jesper Svensk SWE 16:00

6. Simon Imark SWE 16:13


JWOC will continue on Thursday with Middle Qualification.