Follow the Long Finals Live

Posted: August 25, 2016 at 12:57 PM, in WOC Long Distance WOC2016.

 

 

Live Blog August 25, 201617:48
  1. Olav Lundanes Norge 93.27
  2. Thierry Gueorgiou Frankrike 95.13
  3. Daniel Hubmann Schweiz 95.32
Live Blog August 25, 201617:44

…and congrats Thierry, you still had a key to the long distance

Live Blog August 25, 201617:43

He got less then a minute to get the silver

Live Blog August 25, 201617:42

Two controls left

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Live Blog August 25, 201617:40

The the only question is now Hubmann or Guergiou?

Live Blog August 25, 201617:36

Olav Lundanes will be winning the mens long distance!

Live Blog August 25, 201617:29

Lundanes keeps his lead and is likely to win, but will the silver/bronze go to Hubmann or Guergiou?

Live Blog August 25, 201617:23

At the arena Thierry Gueorgiou is still in third place but 2:16 behind Lunanes.

Live Blog August 25, 201617:19

Guergiou is 2:14 after Lundanes at TV2

Live Blog August 25, 201617:16

Lundanes, Hubmann, and Kaas are the ones in the current top three at the arena

Live Blog August 25, 201617:15

We might have all the medalists in this gang

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Live Blog August 25, 201617:13

They are now five persons together with them too, Carl Godager Kaas(NOR) is the best of the others

Live Blog August 25, 201617:12

Lundanes is now the current leader at TV2 Hubmann second.

Live Blog August 25, 201617:00

At the second radio Guergiou is 02:09 behind Lundanes

Live Blog August 25, 201616:59

Bergman and Guergiou are now together

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Live Blog August 25, 201616:53

Hubmann and Lundanes are no longer together as they has different forks in the butterfly

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Live Blog August 25, 201616:50

At the second radio(control 8) Lundanes got the first place two minutes in front of Hubmann

Live Blog August 25, 201616:46

Lundanes and Hubmann got an estimated first and second place

Live Blog August 25, 201616:40

Lundanes and Hubmann are still together in the forest, it could benefit them both

Live Blog August 25, 201616:39

Thierry Gueorgiou is only 45 secounds behind at TV1(in third place).

Live Blog August 25, 201616:38

Gustav Bergman is over two minutes behind at the TV1

Live Blog August 25, 201616:33

At TV1 Hubmann is 1:38 behind and as for now at third place

Live Blog August 25, 201616:32

Olav Lundanes is the new leader at TV1 four secounds in front ofTimo Sild

Live Blog August 25, 201616:29

Lundanes has gained almost two minutes towards Hubmann

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Live Blog August 25, 201616:24

At the second radio control William Lind is 1:15 behind Timo Sild

Live Blog August 25, 201616:15

Thierry gains early against Gustav(tails = two minutes)

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Live Blog August 25, 201616:11

The mens sixth control:

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Live Blog August 25, 201616:08

The mens course has a butterfly, seams to be tricky for many

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Live Blog August 25, 201616:07

Gustav Bergman now starts, two minutes until Thierry Gueorgiou joins him

Live Blog August 25, 201616:06

William Lind and Fredrik Bakkman about two minutes behind

Live Blog August 25, 201616:05

Currently in the mens race Timo Sild(EST) has the lead at TV1 with the time 28:15

Live Blog August 25, 201615:55
  1. Tove Alexandersson Sverige 86.24
  2. Natalia Gemperle Ryssland 86.50
  3. Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg Norge 88.25
Live Blog August 25, 201615:48

Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg gets the bronze

Live Blog August 25, 201615:48

Tove wins 26 seconds in front of Gemperle

Live Blog August 25, 201615:43

Tove now got 3 minutes to finish

Live Blog August 25, 201615:43

Estimated from the GPS tracks Tove is now in the lead with a few seconds

Live Blog August 25, 201615:37

Tove is now 3 seconds behind! she is slowly gaining but a single mistake at the last part and she won’t be able to get those seconds

Live Blog August 25, 201615:36

Natalia Gemperle has now finished at 86:50

Live Blog August 25, 201615:34

Tove now got 2:30 to get to the arena to pass Gemperle

Live Blog August 25, 201615:31

Tove has now passed TV2 and she is only 23 seconds behind Gemperle!

Live Blog August 25, 201615:28

Alexandersson has now passed Hausken Nordberg in the forest

Live Blog August 25, 201615:19

Gemperle and Wyder passes TV2 still in the lead but their mistake made it shrink

Live Blog August 25, 201615:16

Gemperle and Wyder makes a major mistake and opens up for Nordberg and Alexandersson

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Live Blog August 25, 201615:04

It should be noted that Gemperle and Wyder is together in the forest.

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Live Blog August 25, 201615:01

Natalia Gemperle continues to have the lead at the second radio still 1:54 in front of Judith Wyder

Live Blog August 25, 201614:57

Tove has passed TV1, 2:50 behind Natalia Gemperle

Live Blog August 25, 201614:51

Both Tove and Mari makes mistakes

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Live Blog August 25, 201614:48

Tove starts running in the wrong direction at a path for a brief moment.

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Live Blog August 25, 201614:45

When the others runs a few extra meters Tove does not

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Live Blog August 25, 201614:43

Natalia Gemperle(RUS) now got the lead at TV1 1:54 in front of Natalia Gemperle

Live Blog August 25, 201614:34

Anastasia Rudnaya(RUS) now got the lead at TV1, 9 seconds in front of Anastasia Denisova(BLR)

Live Blog August 25, 201614:26

Kemp has passed the TV1 control and is 52 seconds behind Anastasia Denisova.

Live Blog August 25, 201614:24

All runners have now started

Live Blog August 25, 201614:20

Tove Alexandersson has now started.

Live Blog August 25, 201614:19

Saila Kinni(FIN) has passed TV1 43 seconds behind.

Live Blog August 25, 201614:18

Heidi Bagstevold, has now passed TV1, 2:19 behind Anastasia Denisova(BLR).

Live Blog August 25, 201614:16

Mari Fasting and Emma Johansson is now with the others in the forest, Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg next up.

Live Blog August 25, 201614:09

At the fifth control we will get the first indicator about how well these runners are doing.

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Live Blog August 25, 201614:06

After the sprint silvers Judith Wyder didn’t start in the middle finale, now she is on her way towards the first control.

Live Blog August 25, 201613:56

Lina Strand is the second swede to start.

Live Blog August 25, 201613:47

Once tired and once they know how they are doing, they faces a very technical last part.

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Live Blog August 25, 201613:47

Emily Kemp was very happy over her forth place in the middle distance, she is now joining the others in the forest.

Live Blog August 25, 201613:44

Anna Bachman the first swede to start, have now passed the control and faces the second control.

Live Blog August 25, 201613:41

Arntraut Goetsch(GER) and Niamh Oboyle(IRL) has passed the second radio(eight control), Goetsch in just less then 70 minutes.

Live Blog August 25, 201613:19

The sixth control is yet another possibility for a road/track based route, choice could this open up the chances for outsiders?

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Live Blog August 25, 201613:12

Control five/TV1 is our first pre time, Niamh Oboyle(IRL) starting first, passed there after 47:40.

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Live Blog August 25, 201613:08

The forth control is actually on the border to Norway, in the middle finale we saw the top two womens from Scandinavian countries could we see the same today?

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Live Blog August 25, 201612:44

Welcome!

The womens long distance finale has started. They better take the time to make the right choices early on.

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