World Orienteering Championships 2021

The World Orienteering Championships start tomorrow, July 3rd, in the Czech Republic with the Sprint.

Qualification is in the morning with the final in the afternoon for the top 15 in each of the 3 qualification heats. Ireland has Paul Pruzina, Kevin O’Boyle & Josh O’Sullivan-Hourihan running the sprint.

Start Times:

Paul – 08:05

Josh – 08:12

Kevin – 08:28


On Tuesday (July 6th) there is the Middle distance race. Qualification with the final in the afternoon. Conor Short, Paul Pruzina & Josh O’Sullivan-Hourihan will represent Ireland in this race.


The relay is on Thursday (July 8th). Colm Moran, Paul Pruzina & Conor Short will make up the team, running order to be decided. It starts at 17:25.


And the long distance race is on Friday (July 9th). Colm Moran will represent Ireland in the long.


Web TV is available for the Finals.

The WOC website has been updated to include links for live results, GPS tracking and maps.

Wishing the team all the best,

Darren Burke

High Performance Manager

Check the Meet the Team post for information on athletes.