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  1. Tove Alexandersson – Orienteering Athlete of the Year 2017

    In her first five World Championships (WOCs) in Orienteering, Tove Alexandersson won six silvers and three bronze medals. In her latest two WOCs she has won five gold medals. “My WOC results in the last two years have been amazing,” she says. Let´s start from the end. The end of the World Cup season. With […]
  2. Emily Benham Kvåle – Mountain Bike Orienteering Athlete of the Year 2017

    2017 was again an incredible year of sport for Emily Benham Kvåle, but the biggest happening of all was not at the sports ground. “Getting to marry my best friend was the best and happiest day of my life. I gained a husband, a new surname and have the best in-laws one could wish for,” […]
  3. Pinja Mäkinen – Trail Orienteering Athlete of the Year 2017

    Pinja Mäkinen has three children between two and six years old and is working almost full-time – and yet this year she has won a World Championship medal again. The Athlete of the Year in Trail Orienteering grew into orienteering as a young child. “I started in my club Koovee when I was three years old,” […]
  4. Tove Alexandersson – Ski Orienteering Athlete of the Year 2017

    Three golds in the World Championships. Two golds and two silvers in the European Championships. That is the Tove Alexandersson record in Ski Orienteering in 2017. And they were also the results that gave her the title of IOF Athlete of the Year in Ski Orienteering. “The races I had in the World Championships in […]
  5. A word from the President: Critical to Quality

    CTQ, or Critical to Quality, is a commonly used term in business. IOF President Leho Haldna expands on his thoughts about what is Critical to Quality for orienteering events. What are the challenges faced by organisers today? What can they prioritise to secure a high quality event?