Tim Robertson wins Junior World Orienteering Champs

Tuesday 22 July 2014, 10:21PM

By Fraser Mills


Tim Robertson at the finish line in Bulgaria.
Tim Robertson at the finish line in Bulgaria. Credit: Twitter

Tim Robertson (New Zealand) has won the Junior World Orienteering Sprint Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria today.

Robertson completed the 3.7km course through the parks and streets of Samokov in 14 minutes 41 seconds, six seconds ahead of Piotr Parfianowicz of Poland.

Robertson was third at last year's Junior World Championships in the Czech Republic.

290 athletes from 36 countries are competing in the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Bulgaria this week.

The event continues with the middle distance, long distance and relay events.



1. Tim Robertson NZL 14:41
2. Piotr Parfianowicz POL 14:47
3. Anton Johanson SWE 14:51

21. Nick Hann NZL 15:40
69. Shamus Morrison NZL 16:26
103. Ed Cory-Wright NZL 17:37
107. Callum Herries NZL 17:40
 -  Cameron Tier mp



1. Sara Hagstrom SWE 13:15
2. Heidi Martensson NOR 13:20
3. Miri Thrane Odum DEN 13:22

59. Alice Tilley NZL 15:23
68. Rebecca Gray NZL 15:48
79. Sonia Hollands NZL 16:06
98. Sophie Harrison NZL 16:55
 -  Kayla Fairburn NZL disq
 -  Helena Barnes NZL disq


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