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– It’s really fun that the interest is staying high, even though the events have been decided on weekday-afternoons. With a good production and Tove Alexandersson’s two gold medals, we are now looking forward to give the Swedish television audience a thrilling end to these championships with the relay on Saturday, says Erika Christensson, Executive Producer SVT Winter Sports & Orienteering.

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Emit tags and GPS vests could be returned to the organiser tomorrow (Saturday) at Arena Strömstad East in the WOC Information tent.

NB: Complete teams, not individual! 

The map print on the Long distance was not satisfying regarding quality. New maps will be printed at another printer for the relay competition, and we will also use other plastic covers.

Olav Lundanes, Norway ran a superb race today on a very tough course to take victory by the impressive margin of 1.46. The silver medal went to Thierry Gueorgiou and the bronze to Daniel Hubmann – giving the same three medallists as in 2015.

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Photo: Moa Gustafsson

The finish to the women’s race was intensely exciting as Tove Alexandersson, Sweden gradually closed on the time of Natalia Gemperle, Russia, and with her trademark strong finish on the last loop finally won by 26 seconds. Bronze medallist is Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg, Norway.

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Photo: Moa Gustafsson

The Keepsake for all the medal winners from the municipalities of Strömstad and Tanum is exclusively designes for this World Championship. 

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