That's all for today, see you at Long distance!
Oh God, how tense this is ...
Even with more different...
Rus with different route choice ...
Little roundabout from Latvia, but still in battle
Sorry for not posting of new posts, the situation just becoming more nervous. ;)
GBR leading at the begining or the 3rd leg!!!
It's getting interesting again because of NOR route choice....
Bertuks going down, all others take Northern route ....
Now it`s time for decisive leg 13 - 14
Hubman closing gap, I guess
I just have to save this for hitory:
Am I dreaming?
3 trains coming ....
And now, loooongest leg to 14th. Teams splitting up.
ITA with completely different route choice to 10th...
Deja Vu ...
I just like those ravines so much...
SUI, SWE, RUS. Congratulations!
SWE or SUI?
That's not looking good...
Here is some fun going on...
And SUI benefits for it -31 sec.
Leaders splitted up.
GBR very interesting route choice to 13th
EST with another heroic route choice...
medal worthy perseverance...
Turn south, turn south!
EST with some heroic route choice
CP5E gives some advantage... EST in mistake?
Different route choices. Leaders went south.
Estonia in the lead, according to GPS.
too much of everything in this forest ..
Kamilla Olaussen going toooooo far.
Elena Roos leading the pack
Seems like course setter wanted to spread up teams already at the first meters of course.
Live GPS is on at https://liveorienteering.com . Live TV is promised to be on at 14:45, local time.
Could not resist to republish this:
Morning all! Today's #woc2018latvia action comes in the form of the Forest Relay, with the Women's mass start at 12:20 UK time and the Men's at 14:20. British teams are:— Maprunner (@MaprunnerGB) August 9, 2018
Jo Shepherd, Megan Carter-Davies, Cat Taylor
Peter Hodkinson, Kris Jones, Ralph Street pic.twitter.com/ZW2eofjbqT
For a bigger size, please check WOC main webpage.
Arena is in a picturesque place:
Course setter promises 5,7 km with climb 305 m for men and 4,7 km, 270 m for women.
34 minutes/leg winning time.
Today is very hot outside. Feels like sauna... Will it give Finnish athletes an advantage?
Start times - Women: 14:20, Men: 16:20. We will start our live blog at 14:00.
Today's offer - "Berry on cake" - exciting Relay in the technically challenging Gauja valley forests
Welcome to live blog!