As many of you know, the European Orienteering Championships, which are also Round 1 of the 2018 World Cup*, begin in Ticino Switzerland today with the sprint qualifier.
Team USA is represented by Giacomo Barbone, Morten Jorgensen, and Anton Salmenkyla. Anton had the best result in the sprint qualifier, finished 29th, just over a minute from qualifying for the finals.
World Of O information page: http://news.worldofo.com/2018/05/04/eoc-2018-all-y...
Live Viewing through IOF, complete with video, commentary, and GPS tracking (20 Euros for the week): https://liveorienteering.com/#/event?id=5147
Go Team USA and other APers who are racing!
* The World Cup winners in 2018 will be celebrated after 11 competitions in four countries. The Cup starts at European Championships in Switzerland, continuing at the World Orienteering Championships in Latvia, followed by 2 competitions in Norway and ends with the final competitions in Czech Republic 4-7 October. After competition 11 the sum of the best 8 scores out of the first 9 competitions plus the scores from competitions 10 and 11 defines the World Cup winner 2018, the best orienteer for the season! Reigning Champs are Tove Alexandersson (SWE) and Matthias Kyburz (SUI).