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Selection Notice World University Orienteering Championships (WUOC) 2022
By Christo Peters - Mon 17 Jan 2022 12:02pm
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World University Games Selection Notice - Orienteering NZ

The World University Orienteering Championships 2022 are scheduled to be held in Switzerland from 15-22 August 2022, and will consist of individual sprint, middle and long distance races, a sprint relay and a forest relay. 

Competitors must satisfy the following conditions:

• Athletes must be at least 18 and less than 25 years of age on January 1st in the year of the event;

• Athletes must be (1) students who are currently officially registered as proceeding towards a degree or diploma at a university or similar institute whose status is recognised by the appropriate national academic authority of their country; or (2) former students of the institutions mentioned above, who have obtained their academic degree or diploma in the year preceding the event.

Each country may enter a maximum of six (6) males and six (6) females.

All athletes interested in selection for the 2022 WUOC team shall notify their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright (alistaircorywright@gmail.com) by 28 February 2022.

Selection Criteria
As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy the 2022 WUOC team will be selected on the basis of the following trials

  • sprint distance, middle distance and long distance – 15-17 April, Nelson (ONZ Champs)

Athletes will be expected to demonstrate the technical ability and level of fitness required to finish in at least the top 75% of the field in at least one of the individual races.

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