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Heydar Aliyev International Orienteering Cup

Competition nameHeydar Aliyev International Orienteering Cup
Start date20180525
End date20180527
CountryAzerbaijan
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityBaku
Club/organizerAzerbaijan Orienteering Federation
Region of countryBaku area
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+994507504724
Contact postal addressAZ1008; Baku, Azerbaijan
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions200 km
Latest entry date21 May 2018
Entry fee (Euro)50 EUR
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)50 EUR
Event descriptionHeydar Aliyev Cup is an annual international orienteering event held by Azerbaijan Orienteering Federation since 2013. It will have 3 stages: 1st Stage: Icheri-Sheher (Old City) - night-sprint orienteering 2nd Stage: Galaalty - middle distance 3rd Stage: Nabran - long distance
Terrain descriptionDay 1: Icheri-Sheher (Old City) represents historical part of Baku, inside ancient city walls. Mostly stony ground with few park areas. As it will be night orienteering, head lamps are required. Day 2: Middle distance at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains. open forest with good visibility. Day 3: Long distance on the shores of the Caspian sea. Plain forest with some green areas.
Training possibilitiesnot so much training possibilities.
Live results available?No
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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