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Transylvania Open 2007

Competition nameTransylvania Open 2007
Start date20070806
End date20070808
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityCluj / Klausenburg / Kolozsvár
Club/organizerTranSilva and Dudu Floresti
Region of countryTransylvania
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+40-364-109009 in the evening
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions20 km
Latest entry date01 August 2007
Entry fee (Euro)3-5 EUR
Event descriptionWelcome to the Transylvania Open 2007 (ed. 6), a 3-day event organised by a handfull engaged orienteers from the clubs "TranSilva" and "Dudu Floresti" from Cluj, who are willing to offer you interesting, technically and physically demanding orienteering races! The highlights are without any doubt the long distance event on the second day being a WRE (IOF World Ranking Event). Cluj (Kolozsvár [HUN], Klausenburg [GER]) is the biggest orienteering centre in Transylvania, and one of the biggest in the country. The history of orienteering in Cluj goes back to the 50-ties, since then generations of map-makers, course-setters and competitors enriched the O-community with their work and experiences. Cluj is not only a centre for orienteering, but also a cultural and industrial centre, being one of the most significant university cities in Romania. You find more information and can get a "taste" of the region and the country on the pages Pictures and Tourist Info. We hope that you will enjoy your stay, and gather some nice memories from this corner of the (orienteering-)world!
Terrain descriptionHilly, many contour details, deciduous forests, open and halfopen lands; variable runnability and visibility. Four different terrains in the surroundings of Cluj-Napoca
Training possibilitiesOn request. There will be a training camp in the area just before the event.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Climbing, trekking, cultural heritage, shopping etc.
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