Russia and Norway – Junior World Champions in Relay

Russia won the women’s relay and Norway the men’s relay at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Hungary.

Russia outperformed race favorites and won the gold in the women’s class, finished 1 minute 8 seconds ahead of Czech Republic and 1 minute 50 seconds ahead of Norway.

In the men’s class Norway took a lead in the second leg and finished with a comfortable margin.

Sweden finished in silver medals position, 2 minutes 27 seconds behind and Czech Republic in bronze, 5 minutes 20 seconds behind.

Results

Women

1. Russia 1 (Dasha Panchenko, Kristina Smirnova, Veronika Kalinina) 1:44:44

2. Czech Rep. 1 (Tereza Cechova, Barbora Chaloupska, Tereza Janosikova) 1:45:52

3.  Norway 1 (Ragne Wiklund, Malin Sanstad, Victoria Haestad Bjornstad) 1:46:34

4. Great Britain 1 (Fiona Bunn, Grace Molloy, Chloe Potter) 1:47:14

5. Sweden 2 (Ella Olsson, Alva Sonesson, Johanna Borjesson Eriksson) 1:47:19

6. Switzerland 1 (Lea Widmer, Elena Pezzati, Simona Aebersold) 1:47:29

Men

1. Norway 1 (Havard Eidsmo, Elias Jonsson, Kasper Fosser) 1:40:13

2. Sweden 1 (Jesper Svensk, Simon Imark, Isac von Krusenstierna) 1:42:40

3. Czech Republic 1 (Vojtech Sykora, Tomas Krivda, Daniel Vandas) 1:45:33

4. Finland 1 (Tuomas Heikkila, Otto Kaario, Akseli Ruohola) 1:46:12

5. Poland 1 (Marcin Biederman, Jan Rutka, Fryderyk Pryjma) 1:46:19

6. France 1 (Mathieu Perrin, Guilhem Haberkorn, Guilhem Elias) 1:46:29

 

It was the last race at JWOC2018. Next year Junior World Orienteering Championships will be held 6-12 of July in Denmark.


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