Tania Robinson Tania Robinson CREDIT: Eric Morris

Two Kiwis into Long Distance Final at WOC

Monday 20 August 2007, 9:33AM
By Simon Addison

Tania Robinson (Counties Manukau) has comfortably qualified for the long distance final at the World Orienteering Championships in Ukraine. Joining Robinson in the finals from NZ will be Chris Forne (PAPO).

Robinson, who missed out in qualifying for the sprint final yesterday, showed her class to qualify in 5th place in her heat.

Forne qualified in 12th place in his heat, just over 6 minutes behind Mark Lauenstein of Switzerland. Missing out was Ross Morrison, 20th in his heat, and Rob Jessop, 27th in his heat.


The long final is to take place on Thursday the 23rd. The Middle Qualifications are being held on Monday the 20th.