Selections for Will, Duncan, Nathan and Felix
Four members of Octavian Droobers Orienteering Club have been selected to represent GB or to attend national training camps. The club wishes all of these talented athletes the very best and hopes they achieve success in their competitions.
The International Orienteering Federation World Cup Final at the end of October takes place in China and Will Gardner, British Orienteering’s top ranked athlete, has been selected to represent Great Britain. The event takes place in Guangzhou in southern China and is the 4th in the World Cup series. He competed in the 1st of these World Cup Series in Helsinki. In China he will run in the Middle Distance, Mixed Sprint Relay and Sprint distances.
Congratulations go to Duncan Birtwistle and Nathan Lawson who have both been selected to represent GB in the Euromeeting 2019 in Estonia on 14 and 15 September. They will be racing on two middle distance courses, the second of which will be a pursuit race.
Felix Lunn has been selected to travel to Stockholm in Sweden in mid-August to attend the National Junior Regional Squad annual camp for the most promising orienteers in the 16 and 17 year age groups. Following successful performances in the regional and national selection races he was awarded this great opportunity tol join 18 athletes at this 10 day training and competition venue. Currently Felix is with his family of orienteers competing at the international O-Ringen in Sweden along with approx. 20,000.competitors from over 40 countries, gaining more international experience.
23rd July 2019