U.S. Orienteers at 2016 World Masters Orienteering Championships

The 2016 World Masters Orienteering Championships (WMOC) — with age classes from age 35-95(!) — took place August 6-13 in Tallinn, Estonia.

Twenty six athletes from the USA competed. Special commendations to Sharon Crawford (RMOC), with 6th place in the long and 7th place in the sprint; Sergey Velichko (CTOC), with a 7th place finish in the sprint and 18th in the long; and Natalia Deconescu (CAOC) with a 24th place finish in the sprint and 20th place in the long!

(Note that next year's World Masters will be in Auckland, New Zealand, April 22-29, 2017.)

Link to results: http://wmoc2016.ee/competition/results/

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The following athletes represented the United States in age groups from 35+ to 70+

NameAgeCLUBEvent - Placing / % Back

MEN

Eric BoneM40 Cascade Orienteering ClubSprint A - 24 / 33%
Long  A - 30 / 31%
Vladimir GusiatnikovM40OmegaSprint B - 9 / 22%
Long B - 13 / 14%
Sergey VelichkoM50City of Trees Orienteering ClubSprint A  - 7 / 9%
Long A - 18 / 13%
Greg BalterM50Delaware Valley Orienteering AssociationSprint A  - 30 / 24%
Long A - 39 / 28%
Tom SvobodnyM55Miami Valley Orienteering ClubSprint A - 32 / 21%
Long C -  / 8%
Tapio KarrasM55Bay Area Orienteering ClubSprint  A - 60 / 37%
Long  B - dnf / --
Tom Hollowell JrM55 OK TyrSprint B - 17 / 13%
Long - dns
Kean WilliamsM55Cascade Orienteering ClubSprint C - 45 / 142%
Long C - 55 / 92%
Rick BresemanM60Cascade Orienteering ClubSprint B - 33 / 19%
Long B - 29 / 23%
Jeff SaegerM65New England Orienteering ClubSprint A - 48 / 28%
Long B - 3 / 5%
Charlie DeWeeseM65Western Connecticut Orienteering ClubSprint B - 54 / 31%
Long D - 66 / 91%
Dennis WildfogelM65Bay Area Orienteering ClubSprint C - 1 / -
Long D - 6 / 5%
Walter SiegenthalerM65Carolina Orienteering KlubbSprint C - 36 / 24%
Long C - 42 / 29%
George MinarikM65Bay Area Orienteering ClubSprint D - 29 / 35%
Long E - 7 / 113%
Phil Hawkes-TeeterM65Empire Orienteering ClubSprint E - 2 / 179%
Long E - / 107%

WOMEN

Cristina LuisW35Nydalens SK (TSN)Sprint A - 15 / 33%
Long A - 25 / 52%
Marie-Josee ParayreW40 Bay Area Orienteering ClubSprint A - 30 / 85%
Long B - 3 / 4%
Eileen BresemanW55Cascade Orienteering ClubSprint A - 76 / 90%
Long B - 29 / 43%
Dorina NimigeanW55New England Orienteering ClubSprint B - 58 / 77%
Long B - 54 / 75%
Natalia Deconescu W60Chicago Area O ClubSprint A - 24 / 26%
Long A - 20 / 39%
Louise MadridW60Bay Area Orienteering ClubSprint C - 8 / 55%
Long - dns
Susan Hawkes-TeeterW60Empire Orienteering ClubSprint C - 16 / 72%
Long C - 19 / 145%
Rhonda DeWeeseW60Western Connecticut Orienteering ClubSprint C - 24 / 119%
Long - dns
Judy KarpinskiW65New England Orienteering ClubSprint B - 29 / 21%
Long B - 73 / 95%
Leslie MinarikW65Bay Area Orienteering ClubSprint B - 31 / 23%
Long C - 23 / 88%
Sharon CrawfordW70Rocky Mountain OCSprint A - 7 / 12%
Long A - 6 / 16%