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Oceania concludes with QLD medals in the Middle Distance

Oceania concludes with QLD medals in the Middle Distance

by Linda Burridge

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It's been a gruelling 10 days, especially for our juniors, but our Queensland orienteers have finished with a bang. There were many medals and multiple top 5 finishes. Well done to everyone who competed over the Wagga Wagga Oceania Carnival. Here are t...

Tough Going at Oceania Long Distance Event

Tough Going at Oceania Long Distance Event

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

There were some very long, tough courses at the Oceania Long Distance Event 2019 Oceania Carnival at Eldorado. With finishing times rarely under an hour and some in the vicinity of four hours, it was obviously hard going. That didn't stop our intrepid ...

Australian Schools Relay

Australian Schools Relay

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Our Junior Orienteers gave their all in the last day of the Australian Schools Competition - the Relay. QLD had an official team in each age group. Remaining orienteers formed composite teams with runners from other states. The results for the off...

Australian Schools Long Distance Championships

Australian Schools Long Distance Championships

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Today was the ever-exciting Australian Schools Long Distance Championships. Some good results saw the QLDers claw their way up one position on the Australian States Tally which currently stands at NSW 41, Vic 36, ACT 36, Qld 35, SA 35, Tas 28, WA 13. W...

Australian Schools Competition Starts

Australian Schools Competition Starts

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Australian Schools Competition Starts in Spectacular Style
Today saw the first of the Australian Schools Championship events - a Sprint around Kildare College, Wagga Wagga. Queensland students had some impressive performances. Those placing in the top...

Excellent results from Oceania Sprint

Excellent results from Oceania Sprint

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Excellent results from the Oceania Sprint Event held at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga yesterday.
Congratulations to the following Queenslanders who achieved top 5 positions in their age-groups: W21E Krystal Neumann 4; M10 Thomas Caristo 5; W14...

Hot and Windy QLD Long Distance Champs

Hot and Windy QLD Long Distance Champs

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

What a fantastic weekend of orienteering up at Kingaroy for the QLD Long Distance Championships. Braving two hot and windy days, over 100 orienteers competed on the beautiful 'Minmore' map at Reedy Creek.

Included in that number were orienteers from...

Spectacular QLD MTBO Champs

Spectacular QLD MTBO Champs

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Qld MTBO Champs in and around Killarney. It was a great weekend with some fast riding and challenging navigation.
Thank you to Craig Steffens and his team for their great organization.
The resu...

Krystal makes WOC Middle Final

Krystal makes WOC Middle Final

by Linda Burridge

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Congratulations to Australian orienteering representative Krystal Neumann on her results at the World Orienteering Championships in Norway. The Middle Qualification Races were run on 14 August and Krystal (ENQ) made it through to the Final. She came 13...

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