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Balkan Orienteering Championships

Competition nameBalkan Orienteering Championships
Start date20070912
End date20070915
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityIstanbul
Number of competition days4
WRE event?Yes
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Contact postal addressGenclik Spor Genel Mudurlugu Ulus Is hani 4 kat oda no : 406 Ulus Ankara TURKEY
Event descriptionThe 10th Balkan Orienteering Championship 2007 will be held between 12-15 Sep. 2007 in the parks and forests of Istanbul, Turkey. Even though situated close to the city, the Belgrade Forest and the Emirgan Park offer you a challenging terrain, beautiful nature and steep hills.
Terrain descriptionAreas offer runnable but hilly terrain with lots of various depressions, small streams and fallen trees.
Training possibilities1st day model / sprint event, Emirgan Park. This is a historical park at the bank of the Bosphorus. It offers both steep gradients and a lot of details in the network of paths. Rest of the event, including a WRE will offer runnable but hilly terrain with different vegetation.
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