Thursday, April 21, 2016
Orienteering Canada’s High Performance Committee (HPC) is excited to announce the Canadian 2016 World University Orienteering Championship (WUOC) team.
The World University Orienteering Championships are held every 2 years. This years championships are in Hungary July 30 to Aug 4.
Canada will be represented by:
The team will be coached by Brent Langbakk.
WUOC is organized by FISU (International University Sports Federation). Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) works with Orienteering Canada to coordinate Canada’s participation in the championships.
Orienteering Canada is grateful to the selection committee members: Adrian Zissos, Wil Smith, Ted de St Croix and Magali Robert.
Orienteering Canada is pleased to announce the selection for the 2016 team to attend the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Switzerland in July 2016.
The athletes are:
Jan Erik Naess
Alternate: Tomas Graham
The alternate can be inserted if one of the selected men have to withdraw due to injury before the start of the competition.
The team is made up of both juniors who have raced in JWOC before, as well as younger athletes new to the world scene. These athletes have all shown their interest in competing for their country and have shown the dedication needed to start or continue on this journey.
Orienteering Canada is grateful to the work of the selection committee: Stefan Bergstrom, Ross Burnett, Katarina Smith. The selection process details are outlined at orienteering.ca/team-canada/high-performance.
Go Canada Go!