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World Cup in China

World Cup in China

by Linda Burridge

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The final round of the 2019 Orienteering World Cup is being held this weekend in Guangdong, China and Australia is sending a top quality, full size team! Queenslanders, Krystal Neumann and Anna Sheldon are part of the 12 person Australian team com...

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

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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

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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

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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...

Queenslanders Shine in Australian Relay Championships

Queenslanders Shine in Australian Relay Championships

by Linda Burridge

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The Aus Relay is renowned for its hype, excitement and competition. Huge mass starts require great concentration and control from the first leg runners while the later runners aim to maintain leads or work back lost time.
Queenslanders handled the pre...

More great results at Australian Long Distance

More great results at Australian Long Distance

by Linda Burridge

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More great results from the Queensland contingent at the Australian Long Distance Championships today. It was tough going in the granite terrain with a long, steep escarpment with significant cliffs and huge boulders on one side of the map and gentle w...

Excellent results from Oceania Sprint

Excellent results from Oceania Sprint

by Linda Burridge

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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...

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