WOC 2012 begins tomorrow

WOC starts tomorrow. All the preparation is done and it’s time for the competition to begin. First up is the sprint race. Both the qualifying and final are taking place tomorrow around the city of Lausanne. The Sprint Qualification takes place in the morning around the University with the Final in the afternoon with the finish on the shores of Lake Geneva. The start times of the Irish are as follows:

Rosalind Hussey      09:11

Colm Hill                   10:12

Nicolas Simonin      10:12

David Healy              10:28

(All times are CET)

Results with radio control splits can be found at:

For the Final tomorrow afternoon (1st start is approx. 1600 CET) there will be GPS tracking and TV coverage. All of which should be available from the above link, or will have the details.

Updates can also be found on the Squad Facebook page ( or on Twitter (Irish_O_Squad).

The Opening Ceremony takes place tomorrow evening at 1900 so keep an eye out for team pictures following this. Thanks to the IOA Communications Officer Finn van Gelderen for providing the team with shorts and t-shirts.

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