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Bursa Open, South East Europe O Championships

Competition nameBursa Open, South East Europe O Championships
Start date20120905
End date20120909
CountryTurkey
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityBursa
Club/organizerTurkish Orienteering Federation
Region of countryBursa
Number of competition days4 days with 3 WRE (sprint, middle, long)
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact postal addressGençlik Spor Genel Müdürlüü Ulus351; Han305; Kat:4 Oda No:413 Ulus/ANKARA - TÜRKĠYE info@orienteering.org.tr Phone: +90 312 324 61 66 Fax: +90 312 324 61
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions30km
Latest entry date01.09.2011
Entry fee (Euro)40€-70€
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)10€-50€
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)-
Event descriptionBursa Open is an event which is going to be held in conjunction with South East Europe Orienteering Championships for Youth, Junior, Elite and Master classes. Also it will be 3 World Ranking Events. Beautiful terrain close to Uludağ ski resort
Terrain descriptionSprint, Cumalikizik Terrain at 330m above sea level, typical old Turkish village, tourist attraction, with lot of old houses, small and narow streets, passes etc. Stony ground Long and Middle distance Terrain at 1720m above sea level. New map was made in 2009, no competition was held at the area. Necessary corrections will be done in 2011/2012 . Moderately steep to steep hills up to 250 m height. Many stones and rocky areas, Vegetation mainly beech spruse forest, but there are also areas with pine forests and open vegetation. Some undergrowth and small marshes. Runability mostly very good, but reduced in some places due to rocky areas and denser vegetation. Visibility very good, but limited in denser areas. Limited network of paths
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Bursa is a big historical city with population 2.000.000 people. It has a lot of monuments, old mosques, hamams, natural Spa centers, botanical garden and the Zoo. A lot possibilities for shopping.
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