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Junior Sport

Welcome to the Junior section of the Orienteering Australia website.

SA and VIC junior orienteers at a control 

We aim to have it as a resource for Australian juniors with items such as a junior-relevant news items, a dedicated page for schools orienteering, a junior event guide and direct links to junior results and photo galleries. We could also set up sections such as training and competition tips, junior profiles, training, and courses.

We need YOUR help, so if you have any ideas for the junior section, would like to contribute stories or photos, please contact Ian Dalton.

Results of past national events including the Australian Schools Championships can be viewed in the Orienteering Australia Results archive.


Smartplay is a sports safety and injury prevention program. Their website has tips to reduce the risk of injury and now has a section specific to orienteering!

ASADA Anti Doping Resources

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Inlcuded on this page are important resources that all junior elites should be familiar with.  Information such as the current banned medications list, Therapeutic Use Exemption forms for banned prescribed medications and other resources.  For more information regarding any issues contact the ASADA hotline 1800 020 506 or OA's High Performance Manager Kay Haarsma.


JWOC continues with Long Distance race in the sand dunes of Svinklov

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

After the intense urban challenge of Aalborg University in yesterdays Sprint race, today the Long Distance race was held in the challenging sand dunes of Svinklov. Belinda Lawford 59th and Lachlan Dow 71st were again the best performing Aussies.

Denmark's Ida Bobach continues to dominate the women's competition, winning her second gold medal in two days. In a good day for the Scandinavians, Sweden's Therese Klintberg was 2nd by 1min51secs and Finland's Sari Anttonen was 3rd.

Pavel Kubat from Czech Republic won the men's class by 44secs over Sweden's Johan Runesson and Switzerland's Mattias Kyburz.

Full Results and splits here.

The competition takes a break tomorrow while the athletes prepare for the Middle Distance Qualifications on Thursday.

Remember to checkout the team blog for the inside scoop.

JWOC Long Distance 6 July 2010- Results Summary

Place Name
1Bobach,Ida Denmark 1:01:55 + 00:00
2Klintberg,Therese Sweden 1:03:46 + 01:51
3Anttonen,Sari Finland 1:04:24 + 02:29
59Lawford,Belinda Australia 1:21:33 + 19:38
75Buckerfield,Sarah Australia 1:27:04 + 25:09
86Burrill,Lilian Australia 1:32:44 + 30:49
94Butler,Claire Australia 1:39:59 + 38:04
109Pearce,Brea Australia 1:54:47 + 52:52
111Parsons,Georgia Australia 1:58:22 + 56:27

Place Name ClubTime
1Kubat,Pavel Czech Republic 1:18:48 + 00:00
2Runesson,Johan Sweden 1:19:32 + 00:44
3Kyburz,Matthias Switzerland 1:20:48 + 02:00
71Dow,Lachlan Australia 1:40:49 + 22:01
75Phillips,Oscar Australia 1:42:18 + 23:30
96Poland,Oliver Australia 1:48:28 + 29:40
103Neumann,Kurt Australia 1:50:20 + 31:32
108Blatchford,Joshua Australia 1:54:46 + 35:58
110Lawford,Ian Australia 1:55:26 + 36:38
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