Occassional thoughts about orienteering
Sunday, May 23, 2010
Nice (old) Norwegian mapPeter posted this map a few days ago. It is from the 1978 WOC relay. The area is near Kongsberg. Nice terrain. You can compare to a newer map that overlaps some of the same terrain.
Peter also linked the mens' relay results. Here are the places for the "peer nations":
New Zealand 19th
Portugal - one of the peer nations - didn't have a team. France (not a peer nation, though it fit based on my initial criteria - was 12th.
Back to okansas.blogspot.com. posted by Michael | 7:53 PM
Here is the original explanation for the peer nations:Post a Comment
Here is the original complete list:
I dropped several nations from the original list of USA peers. I dropped Slovakia, France, Poland and Bulgaria. They fit the criteria, but I had some feedback indicating that the US didn't want to be compared with those nations. I think it was because those nations tend to have much better results than the rest of the group.
As a concept, the peer nation approach never got much traction, though I've found it interesting and I've learned a lot from it.