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All-Russia orienteering event “60 years of orienteering in Russia”

Competition nameAll-Russia orienteering event “60 years of orienteering in Russia”
Start date20190801
End date20190806
Race typeNational
Nearest place or citySaint-Petersburg
Club/organizerSt.-Petersburg Orienteering Federation
Region of countrySaint-Petersburg
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners2000
WRE event?No
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+7 (911) 971-99-80
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions3 km
Latest entry date20 July
Entry fee (Euro)0-21 euro
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)54 euro
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)10 euro
Event descriptionIn 2019 orienteering in Russia celebrates its 60th anniversary. July 19, 1959, 50 km from Leningrad in the famous lindulov Grove, founded by Peter I, was held the first official russian competition in our sport. The main events will be held from 1 to 6 August in 80 km from St. Petersburg (event center - "University). A multi-day orienteering Festival will be held here, within the framework of which the Championship of Russia, all-Russia competitions and the championship among masters will be held. In addition to the official starts, the festival program includes a retro start, a solemn installation of a memorial stone, cultural and entertainment program and so one.
Terrain descriptionMain part of competition area is a mid-terrain, located at 25 to 75 meters above sea level. The maximum elevation difference on one slope is up to 40 m. The forest is predominantly coniferous (pine, spruce), of good and medium passability. Marshes with moss as a rule are dry for the period of the competition.
Training possibilitiesThe shedule of St-Petersburg competition:
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Excursion to St. - Petersburg | Kronshtadt | Vyborg (Viipuri) | Peterhof
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