map Image: Section of the Women's Sprint Course

It has been noted that of the 12 British athletes in the team, four are Welsh. Team Selection Announcement.

It has been very hot. The Sprint Relay had very little navigational challenge, the Sprint had a better balance, and the Middle was very technical: some difficult controls in low visibility forest with modest contour and rock detail. You can see all the maps and courses via the GPS link. All the runners carry GPS and are races are live on GPS and a streaming channel.

Sprint Relay

The GB Team, Cecilie Andersen, Jonny Crickmore, Sasha Chepelin, and Megan Carter-Davies were fourth in the Sprint Relay on Tuesday. The race was won by Switzerland, with Poland second and France third.

Official Results of Sprint Relay.

Middle Distance

Highest placed GB runner in the Middle Distance on Wednesday was Sasha Chepelin, who was eighth. In the women's race Megan Carter-Davies was the highest placed GB runner; she was thirteenth.

Nathan Lawson was 29th, Ben Mitchell 34th and Joe Woodley did not finish. Fay Walsh was 40th, Sarah Jones 43rd and Chloe Potter 46th.

Official Results of Middle Distance Races

A Finn, two Swedes and three Norwegians took the medals.


Sasha Chepelin was fifth in the men's race, and Jonny Crickmore ninth. The race was won by the New Zealander Tim Robertson, with Trond Einar Moen Pedersli of Norway second and Henry McNulty of Australia third.

Nathan Lawson and Matt Elkington were 35th and 37th respectively.

Katie Reynolds was eleventh in the women's race. The race was won by just half a second, with the gold to Virág Weiler of Hungary, and the silver to Martina Ruch of Switzerland. Aleksandar Hornik of Poland was third. On Tuesday Martina Ruch had anchored the winning sprint relay team, and Aleksandra Hornik the silver placed team.

Cecilie Andersen and Chloe Potter were 33rd and 35th respectively.

Official results.

Remaining Races

  • Friday – Long (first start 07:31 UK-time)
  • Saturday - Relay

You can follow the races online (free). All runners have GPS.

Long: Cecilie Andersen, Megan Carter-Davies, Sarah Jones, Fay Walsh, Jonny Crickmore, Matt Elkington, Ben Mitchell, Joe Woodley. Men Startlist. Women Startlist.

Relays: All team members will run: two women's teams, two men's teams.

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