Former World Orienteering Champion Janne salmi is the course setter at WMOC 2022

Janne Salmi, Finnish orienteering and winner of the 1997 World Orienteering Championships, Short distance. World champion Relay 2001, silver medal 1995, 1997 and 1999 will be the course setter for Sprint Final at WMOC 2022 in Vieste, Gargano, Puglia.

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Jörgen Mårtensson International WMOC 2022 Ambassador

The orienteering legend Jörgen Mårtensson is officially the WMOC 2022 International Ambassador. Jörgen is one of the most successful Swedish orienteer of all times. Twice a winner of the World Orienteering Championships, he also won the 5 days O-Ringen in 1981 (at age 21), 1996 and 1997 (at age 37). Furthermore, he won the Swedish Championship in Marathon at Stockholm Marathon in 1993 . Now retired, he had one of the longest spanning careers in orienteering at world class level, taking part in World Championships over a period of twenty years. Starting with the 1978 World Orienteering Championships, where he placed eighth in the individual contest, he competed in every world championship until 1997. Is also thanks to Jörgen if orienteers with be able to run and enjoy Foresta Umbra because when back in the early 2000’ with Gabriele Viale and Bernt Bjørnsgaard they drove up to the forest and found a real paradise for orienteering and decided to make the first orienteering map.

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WMOC2022 Official Transfer Service Ferrovie del Gargano

WMOC2022 Official Transfer Service Ferrovie del Gargano Enjoy a Summer full of wonders before, during, and after WMOC2022. Ferrovie del Gargano, the official WMOC2022 Bus Transfer Service provides fast and efficient connections between the major Italian cities and the Gargano peninsula. #Bologna #Ancorna #Chieti #Forli #Milano #Modena #Nova Milanese #Novara #Parma #Pescara #Reggio Emilia #RHO #Roma #Roma Fiumicino #Settimo Torinese #Torino Download the official app on iOS or Android, and discover more!  

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13 comuni del Gargano fanno squadra per i mondiali master di corsa orientamento

13 comuni del Gargano fanno squadra per i mondiali master di corsa orientamento Sindaci ed amministratori di ben 13 i comuni del Gargano si sono ritrovati in municipio a Vieste per confermare la propria adesione al progetto dei Mondiali Master di corsa orientamento che si disputerà in Gargano-Puglia ai primi di Lugliodell’anno prossimo. Vieste, Peschici, Vico del Gargano, Montesant’Angelo, San Marco in Lamis, San Giovanni Rotondo, Carpino, Apricena, Rodi Garganico, Cagnano Varano, Sannicandro Garganico e Mattinata. L’incontro ha visto gli  interventi del Sindaco di Vieste Giuseppe Nobiletti, dell’assessore allo Sport Dario Carlino, del Presidente nazionale FISO Sergio Anesi, del Presidente del comitato organizzatore WMOC 2022 Michele Barbone e del direttore organizzativo dei mondiali Gabriele Viale.

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Official IOF Flag handover to WMOC 2022

During these days, in Hungary,  World Masters Orienteering Championships 2021 is taking place. Despite the last minute assignment of the event and the current Covid pandemic, over 1600 are running and competing for the title. The WMOC 2022 organising committee from Italy followed the event with an expo stand at each race distributing info flyers and promo materials from Puglia Promozione advertising and showing the territory of Puglia.

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Travel to Gargano and WMOC with Ferrovie del Gargano

Thanks to the partnership with Ferrovie del Gargano, the major transportation company in South Italy with a well established network of urban and interurban road connections through the major Italian cities and airports.

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Welcome to WMOC 2022, welcome to Italy, Puglia and Gargano!

Dear orienteering friends, we are happy to welcome all of you to the World Masters Orienteering  Championship 2022 in Italy and Puglia-Gargano. We can promise beautiful forests,  attractive towns and amazing sceneries for unforgettable competitions and memories  

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