Live Blog: WOC Middle

Posted: August 23, 2016 at 9:31 AM, in WOC Middle & WTOC TempO.
Live Blog August 23, 201617:50

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Live Blog August 23, 201617:42

Tove is now at the pre warning with over a minute lead!

Congrats!
Live Blog August 23, 201617:38

Tove passes the arena with a speed of 10km/h, her average speed is 5.6km/h

Live Blog August 23, 201617:35

At TV2 Tove Alexandersson is 4 seconds in front of the second best time, soon passing the arena

Live Blog August 23, 201617:32

She is 7 seconds behind

Live Blog August 23, 201617:31

Tove Alexandresson will be behind at control 13

Live Blog August 23, 201617:31

Tove Alexandresson got no issues with green areas when everyone else is going by the track

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Live Blog August 23, 201617:29

Natalia Gemperle(RUS) finishes in second place(for now).

Live Blog August 23, 201617:27

Natalia Gemperle(RUS) is at the pre warning only 8 seconds behind!

Live Blog August 23, 201617:24

Heidi Bagstevold finishing on a new best time, proving Emily made mistakes in near the finish

Live Blog August 23, 201617:23

At TV1 Tove is only 6 seconds behind Emily, but we know Emily made mistakes later on!

Live Blog August 23, 201617:22

Merja Rantanen is continuing to have issues

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Live Blog August 23, 201617:19

At the pre TV1 Tove Alexandersson is 14 seconds behind Emily Camp!

Live Blog August 23, 201617:18

Emily Camp now got the lead at the finish 34 seconds in front of Maja Alm, but she have made mistakes since she passed the arena last time.

Live Blog August 23, 201617:16

Merja Rantanen ran past the forth control now over a minute after

Live Blog August 23, 201617:14

Emily Kemp is now at the pre warning but she have made a big mistake, could have cost her a medal today

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Live Blog August 23, 201617:11

Todays favorite Tove Alexandersson is now passing the first control

Live Blog August 23, 201617:10

Emily Kemp has now passed the arena and should now be aware of her big lead…

Live Blog August 23, 201617:09

Emma Johansson is at second place at TV1 slowly gaining towards Emily Kemp.

Live Blog August 23, 201617:07

Emily Kemp(CAN) continues as before and now have 1:27 to the second place

Live Blog August 23, 201617:00

Marika Teini, has been at the pre warning, will beat the finish time Maja Alm just finished at

Live Blog August 23, 201616:57

Maja Alm is about to finish with a new best time

Live Blog August 23, 201616:56

Mari Fasting has done some mistake, already over one minute after at Pre TV1

Live Blog August 23, 201616:55

Emily Kemp(CAN), now got the lead at TV1 with 1:03, again I’m impressed! No mistakes and this can go far

Live Blog August 23, 201616:53

Anna Bachman turns her race and is now in the top 10th

Live Blog August 23, 201616:51

Emily Kemp(CAN) now got the lead at Pre TV1, 44 seconds in front of Marika Teini!

Live Blog August 23, 201616:49

Now Marika Teini(FIN) is in the lead 20 seconds in front of Maja Alm at Pre TV2

Live Blog August 23, 201616:48

…and so she did 3 seconds in front of Anastasia Denisova(BLR)

Live Blog August 23, 201616:46

Maja Alm got 60 seconds to take the lead at Pre TV2

Live Blog August 23, 201616:45

Mari Fasting(NOR) is about to start

Live Blog August 23, 201616:44

A LOT of people are struggling with the last parts towards the controls.

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Live Blog August 23, 201616:43

Maja Alm takes the right route to the tenth control, only a few men did this

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Live Blog August 23, 201616:37

Maja Alm is not interested in the green areas at all as she takes the lead at TV1.

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Live Blog August 23, 201616:31

Anna Bachman is the first swede to start in this race, she does not get a good start at all missing the first control.

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Live Blog August 23, 201616:25

Stella Efstathiou(CYP), saw a route choice I didn’t

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Live Blog August 23, 201616:24

Maja Alm is now on her way!

Live Blog August 23, 201616:16

Tove Alexandersson starts 17:10 could she bring Sweden its second gold medal?

Live Blog August 23, 201616:13

Currently in the womens competition Vanessa Round(AUS) has the lead at the finish with the time 41:27.

Live Blog August 23, 201614:50

1. Matthias Kyburz (37:09)

2. Olav Lundanes (+00:14)

3. Daniel Hubmann (+00:23)
Congrats!
Live Blog August 23, 201614:48

Basset ends up in fifth place

Live Blog August 23, 201614:47

Lucas Basset can no longer make anything about the medals

Live Blog August 23, 201614:46

The best can make mistakes, even if there is three of them

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Live Blog August 23, 201614:44

Lucas Basset is now the only once left in the forest, could he make something about the current medals?

Live Blog August 23, 201614:43

Bergman had issues in the green areas near the finish and lost a lot of seconds

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Live Blog August 23, 201614:42

Matthias Kyburz succeed in the last part of the course and is now in the lead at the finish!

Live Blog August 23, 201614:38

Lucas Basset has made mistakes, Lundanes is likely to keep the first place!

Live Blog August 23, 201614:36

Olav Lundanes took the lead with 9 seconds

Live Blog August 23, 201614:35

Olav Lundanes is one second in front of Hubmann and they are taking different route choices to the last control!

Live Blog August 23, 201614:32

Daniel Hubmann pass Gueorgious finish time

Live Blog August 23, 201614:30

Thierry Gueorgiou finished and now the time at the finish is 37:44

Live Blog August 23, 201614:28

Bergman is now the one who got the best time at pre TV2

Live Blog August 23, 201614:27

Lucas Basset seams to have made some mistake now in forth place

Live Blog August 23, 201614:27

Hubman did something about it actually he did 21 seconds about it

Live Blog August 23, 201614:25

Olav Lundanes now took the lead at the pre TV 2, impressive after that misstake he made

Live Blog August 23, 201614:22

Thierry Gueorgiou is now in the lead once again, but what can Hubmann do about it?

Live Blog August 23, 201614:21

Olav Lundanes is slowly catching up after his mistake

Live Blog August 23, 201614:20

Matthias Kyburz is now in second place behind Hubmann.

Live Blog August 23, 201614:19

That’s a new one by Lucas Basset.

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Live Blog August 23, 201614:14

Daniel Hubmann is going for the gold, almost 30 seconds in front of Gueorgiou now.

Live Blog August 23, 201614:12

If it wouldn’t be for his mistake to the forth control Olav Lundanes would have been in the lead now…

Live Blog August 23, 201614:11

Daniel Hubmann is at the first pretime control 17 second in front of Thierry Gueorgiou and Gueorgiou have been struggling to the second pretime control.

Live Blog August 23, 201614:09

Hannu Airila(FIN) still in the lead at the finish, Peter Öberg still in second place.

Live Blog August 23, 201614:08

Thierry Gueorgiou got no issues out there, now in a early lead.

Live Blog August 23, 201614:07

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Olav Lundanes(NOR) makes a mistake, a big one.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:59

With both Hubmann and Thierry Gueorgiou in the forest this could not get more interesting.

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Live Blog August 23, 201613:52

Ruslan Glibov(UKR) is at the lead at the second TV control with 45 seconds. But Fredric Portin(FIN) is about to get there even faster.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:49

Less then four minutes until Thierry Gueorgiou starts and we all know how much he wants this title back.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:47

Peter Öberg is the first swede to finish, only one second behind.

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Control 18

Live Blog August 23, 201613:42

There is a new best time by Hannu Airila(FIN) 39:18.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:40

Hannu Airila(FIN) is about to take the lead at the finish.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:38

We are hearing people cheering as Peter Öberg passes the arena.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:37

Peter Öberg is two seconds behind Dmitry Tsvetkov at TV2.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:36

Dmitry Tsvetkov(RUS) now got the lead at the finish 39:44, they are getting closer to the estimated wining time 35:00.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:30

Kinneberg makes a mistake at the second control.

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Live Blog August 23, 201613:26

Peter Öberg is listed in the estimated top 10 runners by World of O, Hannu Airila not even in the top 20…

Live Blog August 23, 201613:24

Hannu Airila(FIN) is in the lead at TV1, Peter Öberg 35 seconds behind.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:22

Soon we will have Eskil Kinneberg(NOR), followed by the second swede Albin Ridefelt(starting two minutes later) in the forest as well.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:14

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Peter Öberg is avoiding a few hills and takes a longer route choice to the forth control.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:10

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A few runners selects the track, can it really be faster?

Live Blog August 23, 201613:09

Aleksei Alekseyonok(BLR) is now in the lead at the finish, 42:42 is his time will continue to be the best one for at least a few minutes.

Live Blog August 23, 201613:06

In 2011 Savoie he got a silver in the Middle distance, now five years later Peter Öberg joins the others in the forest. What are his chances today?

Live Blog August 23, 201612:59

Søren Bobach has joined the others in the forest and is on his way to the first control.

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Live Blog August 23, 201612:47

I guess we later on will see shorter choices to the twelfth control…

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Live Blog August 23, 201612:37

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We are seeing plenty of route choices between the third and forth control, most ones selecting the north choice.

Live Blog August 23, 201612:33

Scott about to be the first runner to finish this race.

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Live Blog August 23, 201612:28

11-12 longest and the most important route choice in this race?

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Live Blog August 23, 201612:24

Mueller the first one not to take the path, shorter, and greener? Wonder what the favorites selects later on.

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Live Blog August 23, 201612:14

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This early Scott Toby (NZL) who started forth has passed all other runners in-front of him, many struggling once near the control point.