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Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2017

Competition nameNokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2017
Start date20170630
End date20170707
CountryEstonia
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityTartu
Club/organizerEstonian Orienteering Federation
Region of countrySouth Estonia
Number of competition days6
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+372 526 8279
Contact postal addressNäituse 22A-2, 50407 Tartu, Estonia
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions82 km
Latest entry dateJune 20
Event descriptionJune 30, Sprint Qualification - Tartu July 1, Sprint Final - Tartu July 2, Sprint Relay - Viljandi July 3, rest day July 4, Long Distance - Rõuge July 5, rest day July 6, Middle Distance - Elva-Vitipalu July 7, Relay - Elva Vitipalu
Terrain descriptionSPRINT QUALIFICATION AND FINAL - TARTU Sprint Qualification and Final will be held in the centre of Tartu which is a mix of old town, hilly park and modern parts of the town. SPRINT RELAY - VILJANDI Sprint Relay terrain in Viljandi has two distinctive areas, the Castle hills with steep slopes, ruins, and the picturesque old town. LONG DISTANCE - RÕUGE The Long Distance terrain is stretching over an area between the highest hill and the deepest lake of Estonia. Runability varies from good in the coniferous forests to poor in the deciduous forests. Many marshes can be found in the terrain. MIDDLE DISTANCE AND RELAY - VITIPALU Middle Distance and Relay terrain offer very detailed contours with many depressions and ridges between them. Runability and visibility vary from very good to poor. Tartu Ski Marathon track is passing through the area.
Training possibilitiesOrganizers offer training possibilities in the form of official training camps, custom training camps, training maps and as competitions on WOC 2017 relevant terrains. Contact training co-ordinator trainings(at)woc2017.ee for more information. http://www.woc2017.ee/trainings/
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.See the possibilities at http://www.visitestonia.com/en/
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?Yes
Info about live coverageLive TV coverage from all the finals
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