Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Days 1143-1146. The end of long season-2015

The season 2015 finally is over. The last races were Russian championships final in Sochi (Olympics capital 2014), 9-12 November. Forest courses were quite tricky because of steep and slippery slopes (cold heavy rains brought a lot of difficulties).

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Story from 2x bronze medal winner (with analysis)

At WOC-2015 I participated in two Sprint events (Sprint Relay and individual Sprint) and I won two bronze medals. Some highlights about this you can read here.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

WOC Sprint Relay Analysis (women legs) - updated!

First leg has a forking and there is difference between 1st and 4th legs of Relay (because of different start procedure).

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Thierry Gueorgiou tells about way to be effective coach for yourself

There are a lot of top-level runners who are coaches for themselves in elite orienteering. One of them is great Thierry Gueorgiou. He has incredible 12 gold medals from WOC. He got victories in every WOC-discipline (Middle, Long, Sprint, Relay), he won several times Jukola/Tiomila and many other top-international competitions. One of the most respectable athlete in the modern Orienteering tells about his approach to coaching him-self.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

IOF ranking: Are there no more zero points?..

New IOF ranking system has been adopted with words - there are no more zero points at WRE in new points system. Take a look at the picture:

Friday, May 8, 2015

How to win Tiomila: Tips from coach who made it twice (Part 1)

It is 1 day left before Tiomila. Relays are the very special event in any sport and there are some regularities in Relays. My runners won twice Tiomila - in 2012 (women and men class). In this post I will keep focus mainly in women Relay.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Galina Vinogradova's stadium Sprint test: 4000 m with punching and map reading - 14:03

Yesterday Galina Vinogradova made 'Sprint physical capacity test' - she ran 4000 m at stadium with 20 times SI-punchings and Sprint map reading.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

WRE Sprint statistics 2014: Who is the best one?

Is it possible to earn a lot of IOF ranking points in only WRE? Which WRE were strongest in 2014? Who did win greatest number of Sprint WRE medals? What's the best way to earn points from WRE? And what lesson can learn WRE-organizers?

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

3rd place in POM-2015

Day 0. Sprint Relay was the first event. I had quite good team - first leg - Julia Novikova, second and third leg - Georgiy Mavchun from Russia and Joao Mega Figueiredo (Portugal). My teammates gave me the 7th position and I completed relay at the 3rd place with the best leg time.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Jerker Lysell tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering

Jerker Lysell is one of the top sprint runners in modern Orienteering. He got dozen of medals from IOF competitions. Jerker has a bright personality and high speed capacity. It is always interesting to observe Swedish athlete in action. He tells his opinion about sport statistics in Orienteering.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Victory in Bergen Sprint Camp 2015

One hour ago series of sprint races in Bergen ended . I was running 3 sprint races+1 O-intervals during last 40 hours. Those were interesting courses with tricky surface (snow, puddles, asphalt, grass, and ice).

Monday, January 26, 2015

Håkan Carlsson tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering

Håkan Carlsson is one of the top coaches in modern Orienteering. He makes a very good and effective job like a main coach in Swedish team. Swedish specialist tells about priorities in development of sports statistics/performance analysis tools.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Leonid Novikov tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering

Leonid Novikov is a famous runner, 2x WOC gold medal winner (including 1st ever Russian gold at WOC-Middle). He tells his opinion about perspectives of sports statistics in Orienteering.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Ida Bobach tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering (updated)

Danish athlete Ida Bobach keeps a record of JWOC gold medals (7!). But now Ida is one of the best athlete in senior Orienteering as well. She tells her opinion about sports statistics in Orienteering.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Emil Wingstedt tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering

Emil Wingstedt is a great O-athlete with dozens medals from top-competitions, including amazing 8-years series of victories at EOC-sprints (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008). Emil explains his position about sport statistics.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Antti Harju tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering

Antti Harju is one of the key person in Kalevan Rasti (coach of men team) and in the Finnish team (National coach).

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Bjørn Axel Gran tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering

Bjørn Axel Gran is one of the most successful sport manager in club Orienteering. One of key person in Halden SK tells about future of sport statistics for club Orienteering.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Helena Jansson tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering (updated)

Helena Jansson is a top runner in modern Orienteering. She has dozens of medals from top international competitions (incl. 2x WOC golds and 3x EOC golds). Winner of overall World Cup-2011 tells her opinion about sport statistics in Orienteering.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Petter Thoresen tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering

Petter Thoresen has a long career in elite Orienteering: like a top athlete with 6x WOC golds and then like successful main coach in French and Norwegian team (8 years in total). His name is associated with many Halden SK victories as well.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering

Famous Norwegian O-athlete, 3x World champion and World Cup-08 winner Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg explains her position about future of sport statistics in Orienteering.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Olav Lundanes tells about future of sport statistics in Orienteering

Important step in development of particular sport is good statistical arrangement. This post is the beginning of series of interviews with famous athletes and top coaches about future of sport statistics in Orienteering.