They ran almost a kilometre – or more – between controls 12 and 13 at Weimeng Forest Resort in Shanghai, China 1.11.2005, the Park World Tour orienteers.
Who had climbed 5,892 metres ahead of the race? And who was the first Chinese to create a PWT map all by himself?
Learn from the forerunners of the sport in Made for loving it. Orienteering for a new generation – a book created by the course setter. And start searching for Orienteering Today 7/2005 (Warm thanks to Jan Skřička and Petr Hranička) to find the women’s route choice analysis – and who was fastest on leg 15–16.
After the first vouchers to Mauritius 3 days 2022 handed out in ASOM, the next opportunity to win a voucher will be at the World Orienteering Championships in Denmark. Naturally, PWT will be present at WOC. Other destinations where you can meet us, for example, to pick up a book or get information on Mauritius 3 days, include:
During one week, the Chinese national team travelled and stayed with the international elite for the first time – and competed, of course. In the Peace Park in one of the world’s biggest cities, they were met by school kids, eager to get out with map and compass.
How many of the Park World Tour finalists in Shanghai, China 21.11.2004, do you recognise?
Both humans and lions stood still when Johan Näsman got going in Suzhou, China 20.11.2004.
National champion Qin Yanxia finished the complex course spurting with the world elite.
Where in the city did the Park World Tour race take place? Look up the area – and another 120 race maps – in Made for loving it. Orienteering for a new generation. And enjoy more of the adventurous Suzhou event here.