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Welcome to WOC 2018 press conference!
Friday, August 3 a press conference devoted to World OrienteeringChampionship 2018 will take place in Riga. We kindly invite media representatives to find out latest news and practical details before the
races begin on August 4.
Venue: Riga City Hall, Rātslaukums 1, room "Portretu zāle" (1 City Hall Square, "Room of Portraits")
Time: Friday, August 3, 13:00
IOF Secretary general Tom Hollowell
WOC 2018 Director Jānis Lazdāns
WOC 2018 Technical director Daniels Kārkliņš
WOC 2018 Latvia team leader Jurģis Krastiņš
Working language: Latvian and English
Information about MEDIA RACE
The Media Centre will be located in the Event Centre, situated in the temporary premises of the Culture Centre of Sigulda, 3 Raiņa iela. Media areas in the arenas are equipped with all necessary communication facilities. Special access to terrains may be provided for accredited photographers.
Press conferences will be held in the media area at the arenas directly after the flower ceremonies at every competition day, depending on the starting times for men and women.
Media Accreditation gives rights to enter designated areas and use designated services for media; receive course maps, start and result lists; refreshments at the media facilities.
Media accreditation is done in IOF Eventor, https://eventor.orienteering.org/Events/Show/5120
Please read through the accreditation guide before entering:
There is no fee for media accreditation. All accredited media are requested to show their passports (and/or press cards) as proof of identity when collecting their accreditation documentation at the Event Centre. Please do let us know if you are unable to pick up your accreditation at the Event Centre, then we find another solution.
There is no dedicated transportation for media personnel. Though we might be able to arrange transportation to dedicated photo controls in the forest during some of the competition days. There will be media parking areas on each race day. A media parking permit will be provided in the accreditation package.
A WOC 2018 media package will be available when you pick up your accreditation. This will contain essential information about the event and the races including more detailed information on media access to race terrain, media parking permit, and a copy of Bulletin 4.
Media who wish to cover the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships, have to fill the accreditation form by 3 July 2018.
Info meeting for all media will be held on every competition day in the Media Centre.
We will announce the meeting times at least 2 weeks before the event.
Media contact: Baiba Rāta-Saliņa, WOC Media Manager,
Mobile +371 29 893 328 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos right after the finish will be published at the web site http://woc2018.lv/ with an oppurtunity to download them in high quality:The pictures below can be used for free for any kind of media materials. Please refer to Ojars Millers who is the author of the photographies. (click on images to get high resolution images)