PWT China 2018
Park World Tour continues collaboration with Beijing Orienteering Week with PWT China tour 2018 to be held in Beijing, China on 20.-29. October. As always, a number of elite athletes from around the world will meet up with Chinese orienteers for a fantastic orienteering celebration
Once again, PWT will bring international elite runners together with Chinese orienteering family and continue the work to advance the development of orienteering in China and Asia.
PWT China 2018 is organized together with the 3rd Beijing Orienteering Week (BOW) and the main sponsor of the tour, Learnjoy. Beijing O Week will include PWT China tour and China Orienteering Open races.
The five PWT events will take place around Beijing and nearby areas. The athletes will face varying challenges and terrains as they compete for the PWT titles and the hefty pool of price money.
There will be several World Champions and medallist on board. Among the ladies, last year's overall winner Maija Sianoja (FIN) and third Marika Teini (FIN) are again on the line and will be challenged by such stars as Karolin Olsson (SWE) and Galina Vinogradova (RUS).
In the men, the title will be chased by, for example, Yannick Michiels (BEL), Jonas Leandersson (SWE), Ruslan Glibov (UKR), and the 2018 Junior World Champion Colin Kolbe (GER).
The program is as follows:
21st October: PWT 1 Sprint: International Enterprises Culture Park, Beijing
23rd October: PWT 2 Middle Distance (WRE): Green Dragon Lake Forest Park, Beijing
25th October: PWT 3 Sprint: Expo Park, Beijing
26th October: PWT 4 Sprint (WRE): Olympic Park, Beijing
27th October: PWT 5 Sprint: Linqigu, Langfang
During the tour, the news section will be updated with race reports, results and maps.
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