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Discussion: JWOC Middle Final

in: JWOC 2016 - Engadin, Switzerland

Jul 14, 2016 12:04 PM # 
O Joy:
Congratulations to Aasne on her 16th place finish in the Middle A Final!
Jul 14, 2016 12:28 PM # 
What a great result!! Congratulations!
Jul 14, 2016 12:34 PM # 
O Joy:
Other great results:

Women B
Julia 8th
Evalin 31st
Izzy 37th
Tyra 45th

Men B
Martin 7th
Anton 14th

Men C
Thomas 9th
Peter 21st

Congratulations to all!
Jul 14, 2016 12:43 PM # 
The usual questions: what happened to Amanda and Austin?
Jul 14, 2016 12:58 PM # 
Austin injured his ankle before the middle quali and decided to rest up today for the relay. Amanda is a little sick and we're not sure yet how that will turn out.
Jul 14, 2016 1:02 PM # 
Way to go Asne!

Results show Michael with a mispunch. Something to learn from...but he made the A final!

Hope Amanda's health situation resolves soon.
Jul 14, 2016 1:06 PM # 
Watching the GPS, it appears that Michael skipped a control. In a high pressure situation, such things can happen (TGIF at WOC, for example).

Wishing him and the rest of the team the best for the relay! Go USA!
Jul 14, 2016 1:12 PM # 
So many great performances from Team USA so far this week! Julia's 8th place in the B final today would be good enough for the top half of the A final field with the same per km time.

And Martin's time would put him in the middle of the men's A final field.

Great racing all, and good luck in the relay! I hope Austin and Amanda are able to recover.
Jul 14, 2016 1:18 PM # 
Canuck results?
Jul 14, 2016 2:08 PM # 
I gotchu Nev

Jan Erik Naess 4th
Caelan McLean 15th

Michael Svoboda 17th
Christian Michelson 33rd
Robert Graham 35th
Leif Blake 45th

Nicole Whitemore 15th
Emma Sherwood (didn't run the quali so unofficially) 25th

Emma Waddington 10th

And of course our A finalist!

Pia Blake 55th
Jul 14, 2016 3:15 PM # 
Great to hear the results, good luck all for the relay!!
Jul 14, 2016 3:40 PM # 
Anton appears to be saving himself for the Relay.

No doubt teamed with Michael & Martin...

For the ladies: Amanda, Asne & Julia or Izzy
Jul 14, 2016 5:25 PM # 
Tony C:
Wendy's photo link below for today's final.
Jul 14, 2016 9:41 PM # 
Pictures of the US and Canadian team members are here:

Shots of nearly all of the competitors are in Facebook now, and are in the process of being uploaded to our smugmug site..

A final competitors are in Facebook here (you don't need a Facebook account):

B and C final competitors are here:
Jul 15, 2016 2:22 AM # 
It appears that in the Official Results, "Disqualified" = did not start (DNS).

But what does "result ok" (without a time) mean? (these are only in "C" finals) Runners with that designation are not listed in the Eventor Results or Winsplits, so is it a different kind of DNS?
Jul 15, 2016 4:59 AM # 
Probably means they finished the C final course fine, but were unofficial due to DNS/DNF/DQ in the heats.
Jul 15, 2016 5:52 AM # 
Yes, like Emma Sherwood, who did not run in the quali
Jul 15, 2016 8:20 AM # 
So it's as if they didn't exist...
Jul 15, 2016 8:25 AM # 
It'd be like playing in the US Open (tennis) final without playing any of the games leading up to it or as a better example, settling for a semi-final loser's cheque without turning up to any matches because you figure that's as far as you'd get anyway.

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