Nick 28th in EOC Long Final



Nicolas Simonin today finished in 28th place in the European Orienteering Championships. Congratulations Nick.

The results of the race are available here. The course, 20.3 km of it, had to be replanned overnight after the original was accidentally put on the EOC website yesterday evening!


EOC finishes tomorrow with the relay. Our Men’s team will be Nicolas Simonin, Conor Short & Josh O’Sullivan-Hourihan. Links to the live results, GPS, tv pictures and radio can be found here.


In the 1st stage of the Pre-O at the ETOC yesterday, Declan McGrellis was 45th.



European Orienteering Championships 2014


The European Orienteering Championships start this week. Ireland has teams entered in both the Orienteering (EOC) and Trail-O (ETOC) competitions. The first foot orienteering qualification races on Thursday, and the Pre-O qualification starts later in the week.


EOC 2014 ETOC 2014
Olivia Baxter Wilbert Hollinger
Regina Kelly Stephen Gilmore
Niamh O’Boyle Declan McGrellis
Seamus O’Boyle  
Conor Short  
Ruairi Short  
Hugh Cashell  
Josh O’Sullivan Hourihan  
Nicolas Simonin  


Information on how to keep up to date with results, include GPS tracking, and any other Live services being offered will be available on the event website,


If you want to know when any of the events are on then the programme for EOC is as follows:


10th April

10:00 –  Middle distance qualification (Meco North)

11th April

10:00 –  Long distance qualification (Meco South)

12th April

10:00 –  Sprint qualification (Sesimbra East)

13th April

14:00 –  Sprint final B (Palmela)

16:30 –  Sprint final A Women (Finalists will have to check in latest at 14:00 at Palmela Primary School) (Palmela)

17:45 –  Sprint final A Men (Finalists will have to check in latest at 14:00 at Palmela Primary School) (Palmela)

14th April

10:00 –  Middle distance final (Marateca)

15th April

09:00 –  Long distance final (Marateca)

16th April

09:00 –  Relay (Marateca)


And the ETOC programme is as follows:

13th April

09:00 –  TempO qualification (Palmela Village)

14th April

09:00 –  PreO stage 1 (Vale de Barris)

15th April

09:00 –  PreO stage 2 (Vale de Barris)

16th April

09:00 –  TempO final (Palmela Village)



Good Luck to both teams.



Darren Burke

Director of High Performance Orienteering

Irish Orienteering Association

Orienteering in Ireland
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