LONG

18:19

That's all, thank you for reading!

18:01

18:00

That's how you do it to win the race.

17:57

Congratulations, Olav Lundanes!

17:34

Timo Sild third at the finish, can it be TOP 10 at the end?

17:33

Daehli and Hertner went in mistake, but, returned quite fast. But, seconds, seconds....

17:27

Magne Daehli finishing strong, 4th at TV 2 ...

17:24

That was interesting route... did not see that for anyone else...

17:16

Tranchand with some S shape route...

17:13

Ruslan Glibov at finish - could it be TOP3 result at finish? Hertner and Daehli passing arena.

17:10

Meanwhile - Jubelis at finish. Arena going crazy.

17:08

Timo Sild going strong - 8th at the arena passage at this moment. Olav Lundanes leading.

16:54

Bertuks looks happy at finish

16:49

Tranchand with some hesitation in CP area

16:26

Meanwhile Olav Lundanes and Gustav Bergman starting strongly....

16:25

Jubelis through arena. Looks thirsty ...

16:05

Lundanes at start!

16:04

Bertuks at arena passage. Looks strong!

15:54

Dauit stuck in nowhere

15:44

Not the best example from Bertuks...

15:40

Chambers checking every single path?

15:24

News from press conference - Tove has changed her  tactics for today - more run with compass in direction, less try to read map. And that was a success!

14:56

Rain is here, so now it's even more harder now for boys.

14:54

And now, to the mens race. Yury Tambasov leading after 7km.  You can find map of mens course at our webpage.

14:45

14:43

Congratulations, Tove!

14:33

Gemperle?

14:24

Tove looking impressive so far, but, sorry, girls, first step of podium is already taken

13:56

Dambe to East again

13:43

Athlete from China finishing

13:29

Alm with mistake to CP1. Not the best way to start....

13:25

Now, girls are mostly taken straight road to CP 5,  Inga Dambe choses go to East.

13:04

First girl in finish!

12:58

This took some time...

12:54

Some radical route choices to CP10 as well

12:45

Girls passing arena... Not looking very  fresh ...

12:30

Arena filled up with fans,  first runners will pass arena quite soon.

12:25

Now some of first athletes are at the area, where they have been at the relay.

12:08

Let's start with some map checking - marshes - on place, road on place, now it's time to first CP

12:05

And, by the way, live Tv is for free!

12:01
12:00

Yes, lot of route choices

11:53

Yu Lam choses to run where GPS signal is stronger

11:49

11:47

After relatively easy start, leg 4 - 5 will bring some more fun

11:44

Looks like pack with Rodrigues leading to the road at the East side from CP and then will attack CP5 from CP 6?

11:38

Come to arena, we have live Tv on:

11:36

First girls starting challenging leg 4-5. Hopely we will have lot of route choices there...

11:24

Live TV for today forecasted from 12:00 to  18:00 (local time)

11:23

Seems like finding  first CP is not so easy for some of first participants.

11:17

If we take a look at the maps(published at our web page), athletes will have challenging long leg (girls 4-5)

11:15

First girls are already at the forest. GPS is available at https://liveorienteering.com/#/live?id=5460

11:10

Goog morning! Today will be looooooooong day.....   Today we have 16,1 km with  640 m  climb  for man and  9,9 km   for  women  wih 475 m climb.

09:17

Welcome to live blog!