Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Jorgen M on too many championships


From a story at OPN.NO on the occassion of Jorgen Martensson's 50th birthday:

- Ikke minst har det blitt et altfor omfattende internasjonalt mesterskapsprogram. Det svekker i stedet for å styrke orienteringen. Jeg hadde sett det som en fordel for orienteringen om en hadde gått tilbake til to års sykluser for VM. Jeg vet at jeg har mange med meg i det synet, sier Mårtensson.

Which is basically Jorgen complaining about too many international championships and suggesting that a WOC every two years - as it was in the past - would be an improvement.

If I were the dictator of international orienteering, I'd change the WOC to every other year...but it probably wouldn't be the first thing I'd do.

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posted by Michael | 9:06 PM


I agree, WOC every 2nd year is better!
So what would you change first if you were dictaor of international orienteering?
I would keep WOC every year, but stop making NOC and EOC
WOC every odd year with a WOC-24 hour/Rogaine every even year
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