Orienteering World Cup Preview

This week sees the first race in this year´s Orienteering World Cup. This is the premier series of events for elite orienteers each year, and this year consists of 10 races in Finland, Norway, Sweden, Ukraine and Switzerland. All the top orienteers will make this one of the priorities this summer, alongside the World Championships which are being held in Ukraine. You can follow all the action and see results and standings on the International Orienteering Federation website here World Cup 2007 Programme14 June Sprint Jukola, Finland22 June Middle distance O-Festivalen, Norway23 July Long distance O-Ringen, Sweden24 July Middle distance O-Ringen, Sweden25 July Sprint O-Ringen, Sweden22 August Middle distance World Orienteering Championships, Ukraine23 August Long distance World Orienteering Championships, Ukraine26 August Sprint World Orienteering Championships, Ukraine6 October Middle distance SwissCup, Switzerland7 October Sprint SwissCup, Switzerland Article about the new world cup format here