Programme Helsinki-Vihti 7th – 11th June 2019


The orienteering World cup sprint relay is coming to the Senate Square in Helsinki: The town centre will host a race for the top athletes in both men and women

The first round of the orienteering world cup will consist of three competitions held in Finland from the 8th until the 11th of June 2019. After the middle distance and chasing start competitions in Vihti, the location will move to the historic town centre of Helsinki to battle for the [...]

February 14th, 2019|

Welcome to Finland

On behalf of the Finnish Orienteering Federation I am pleased to welcome all of you to Finland to the opening round of the orienteering World Cup season 2019. City of Helsinki and organizing club Helsingin Suunnistajat will offer excellent forest and sprint races for you. As always, Finnish national TV [...]

January 16th, 2019|

Terrain description

The competitors can expect a rare, complex and an outstanding piece of terrain The terrain consists of coniferous spruce forest with great visibility and magnificent open bedrock spruce hilltops. In between these hilltops are small swamps and bogs, with decreased runnability. Overall the runnability in this terrain varies from good [...]

January 15th, 2019|

Interview with Elias Kuukka

In the Orienteering World Cup 1st round 2019, which will be held from June 8th to June 11th in Southern Finland, we attempt to the fact that the public can both experience the competitions of world class and still they can participate in the Helsinki O-Games themselves. How do you [...]

January 15th, 2019|


Accommodation The organizers provide a possibility for national teams to book accommodation for the time of Orienteering World Cup from Kisakallio Sports Institute, the World Cup Event Centre in Lohja. Kisakallio offers a wide range of accommodation alternatives from single person hotel rooms to dormitory rooms for up to seven [...]

January 15th, 2019|