They’ve all led the Orienteering Union of Østfold, today they followed the midlle-distance finals at Mørk.

Union chairman Kjell Lunde led the initiative to honour the past leaders at this year’s WOC. They received a guided tour, met the Fedration’s management and the organisers of WOC, and were treated to a VIP-experience before taking to the stands to follow the exciting competitions. 

- This is the experience of a lifetime. Couldn’t have been better, 92-year-young Kåre Holt Hansen says. The senior of the flock, Thormod Paulsen of 94, totally agrees. He drove to Mørk himself. -I still have my airplane certificate, but I’m not allowed to bring passengers, he says smiling. 

Bergman decided the men’s relay Bergman decided the men’s relay 2019-08-17 - - In the hills towards the sixth control I realised I’m going to win, Swedish last lap runner Gustav Bergman said after he’d secured gold for Sweden in a thrilling men’s relay at WOC 2019’s last day. More detail
Relay: Swedish ladies with WOC 2019 treble. Relay: Swedish ladies with WOC 2019 treble. 2019-08-17 - Sweden’s Karolin Ohlsson outsprinted Swiss Julia Jakob on the golf course towards the last control. This means that Sweden will take all the women’s gold medals home from WOC 2019. More detail
Volunteer of the day: Have sent close to 10.000 runners into the forest. Volunteer of the day: Have sent close to 10.000 runners into the forest. 2019-08-17 - WOC 2019 will have close to the estimated 10.000 spectator race starters during the WOC week in Østfold, and Saturday we paid the staff at the start a visit in the pouring rain. More detail