Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Monday, August 15, 2011

How many North American qualifiers at the sprint?


On a discussion at Attackpoint, Hammer wrote:

...Anyway, good luck to all in the sprints tomorrow. Should be some exciting online WOC coverage. how many North Americans to the final?

My "batting average" model would suggest that 2 North American runners will qualify for the sprint finals.

I also took a quick look at sprint results from the last 3 world champs. It looks like the North American's have had 1, 2 and 2 qualifiers in the last 3 world champs.

It'd be great if more made it.

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posted by Michael | 7:50 PM


4 qualifiers I think. Very good!

Who was the last US men to qualify for finals? Why the long gap?
I think the last US man to qualify for a final was Brian May in 2004.

I'm not sure of "why the long gap?"

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