the Blue-and-orienteers won the classic competition Tiomila, which this year was held in Östra Göinge in Skåne.
After the 18-kilometre-long stage, which has received the name ”Long night” low Göteborgslaget a second after leading MS Parma from Finland. However, during the remaining stages pressed IFK Gothenburg hard and pulled in from the other teams.
– During the ”Long night” it was a big cluster, but after it was Johan Högstrand get loose. He is completely superior in nattlöpningen – nattkungen! exclaims Jan Carlsson.
also compete the Norwegian orienteraren Vetle Ruud Bråthen, that on the stretch after Högstrands could eke out the lead further.
the 20-year-old Kasper Awarding held off on leg eight and then it was downhill for the citizens of gothenburg, as with the eight-minute margin, beating runners-up from the Finnish Koovee.
the Norwegian Halden SK went in on third place.
– IFK was storfavoriter and it is the third year in a row that they win. It is impressive, " says Håkan Axelsson press contact for the race committee.
the Fact is that IFK Göteborg has won four times in the last five years.
– It is an absolutely fantastic answer. They are so talented nattlöpare, so that is where it is determined, " says Jan Carlsson.
in this year's competitions.
– There are almost 7,000 of valiant is out in the Göingeskogarna. We are very, very pleased with that figure, " says Håkan Axelsson.
the main event in the Tiomila is open for orienteers of both sexes. Also a shorter damkavel and a ungdomskavel have been settled over the weekend. Site of a blast today was won by the Finnish Tampereen Pyrintö. Best among the youth teams were Karlskrona SOK.
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