Results from World MTBO Championships 2018 in Austria

The United States of America Mountain Bike Orienteering Team (US MTBO Team) raced in the 2018 World MTBO Championships in Waldviertel, Austria from August 5-13, 2018.

The United States was represented by a team of five (5) riders from Orienteering USA:

  • Dave Swanson (ME)
  • Rachel Furman (WE)
  • Susan Grandjean (WE)
  • Abra McNair (WE)
  • Sarah Ginsbach (WE)

Here is race-by-race look at how the US MTBO Team performed at the World MTBO Championships:

Mass Start – 07Aug18

Men (88 Starts – 78 Finishes)
25.9km – 640m
34 Controls

1 Jussi Laurila – Finland 1:20:46
2 Davide Machado – Portugal 1:20:49
3 Kevin Haselsberger – Austria 1:20:50

78 Dave Swanson – United States 2:26:45

Women (46 Starts – 36 Finishes)
18.8km – 490m
29 Controls

1 Camilla Soegaard – Danmark 1:17:42
2 Martina Tichovska – Czech Republic 1:19:03
3 Sonja Zinkl – Austria 1:21:12

31 Abra McNair – United States 1:53:19
32 Rachel Furman – United States 1:56:17
33 Susan Grandjean – United States 2:08:55
34 Sarah Ginsbach – United States 2:09:41

See the official results.

Middle Distance – 08Aug18

Men (91 Starts – 64 Finishes)
18.4km – 630m
20 Controls

1 – Simon Braendli – Switzerland 1:02:14
2 – Baptiste Fuchs – France 1:03:18
3 – Grigory Medvedev – Russia 1:03:51

61 – Dave Swanson – United States 2:09:09

Women (48 Starts – 44 Finishes)
15.4km – 520m
18 Controls

1 – Olga ShipilovaVinogradova – Russia 1:08:55
2 – Martina Tichovska – Czech Republic 1:10:51
3 – Veronika Kubinova – Czech Republic 1:11:13

37 – Rachel Furman – United States 1:57:27
38 – Susan Grandjean – United States 1:58:43

40 – Abra McNair – United States 2:17:52

43 – Sarah Ginsbach – United States 2:29:23

See the official results.

Relay – 09Aug18

Women (12 Starts – 10 Finishes)

1 – Czech Republic – 1:58:00
Novakova Katerina 41:24
Kubinova Veronika 39:35
Tichovska Martina 37:01

2 – Russia – 2:00:26
Svir Anastasiya 40:21
ShipilovaVinogradova Olga 39:28
Poverina Svetlana 40:37

3 – Finland – 2:01:00
Pesu Mervi 40:08
Haga Antonia 42:00
Hara Marika 38:52

10 – United States – 2:41:01
McNair Abra 46:40
Furman Rachel 1:03:18
Ginsbach Sarah 51:03

Men (27 Starts – 21 Finishes)

1 – Russia – 1:48:29
Foliforov Anton 36:37
Gritsan Ruslan 36:17
Medvedev Grigory 35:35

2 – Sweden – 1:48:38
Karlsson Mood Linus 36:35
Jansson Marcus 36:04
Larsson Viktor 35:59

3 – Czech Republic – 1:48:59
Hradil Jiri 36:26
Ludvik Vojtech 38:29
Bogar Krystof 34:04

NA – United States – 0:00:00
*USA did not field a Men’s MTBO Relay team.

See the official results.

Long Distance – 11Aug18

Men (86 Starts – 68 Finishes)
27.0km
28 Controls

1 – Krystof Bogar – Czech Republic 1:56:13
2 – Simon Braendli – Switzerland 1:58:20
3 – Anton Foliforov – Russia 1:59:31

65 – Dave Swanson – United States 3:08:24

Women (47 Starts – 35 Finishes)
22.9km
24 Controls

1 – Martina Tichovska – Czech Republic 2:01:14
2 – Antonia Haga – Finland 2:01:19
3 – Svetlana Poverina – Russia 2:05:11

28 119 Rachel Furman – United States 2:52:15
29 124 Abra McNair – United States 2:53:30

31 111 Susan Grandjean – United States 3:02:12

33 101 Sarah Ginsbach – United States 3:17:57

See the official results.

Sprint Distance – 12Aug18

Men (92 Starts – 80 Finishes)
9.8km
30 Controls

1 – Anton Foliforov – Russia 20:39
2 – Grigory Medvedev – Russia 20:51
3 – Krystof Bogar – Czech Republic 20:53

69 – Dave Swanson – United States 27:40

Women (48 Starts – 45 Finishes)
8.4km
23 Controls

1 – Henna Saarinen – Finland 20:05
2 – Martina Tichovska – Czech Republic 20:14
3 – Camilla Soegaard – Denmark 20:14

36 – Susan Grandjean – United States 25:17

38 – Abra McNair – United States 25:17

41 – Rachel Furman – United States 29:45
42 – Sarah Ginsbach – United States 31:30

See the official results.

Photo Credit

Photo of the US MTBO Team at the 2018 World MTBO Championships in Waldviertel, Austria by FotoBurmann.at