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Junior world orienteering champ, 2012

Junior world orienteering champ, 2012

Matt Ogden is shown here on the podium after winning the middle distance final at the 2012 Junior World Orienteering Championship in Slovakia. Start times for the event were staggered, and Ogden began the race 46th of 60 competitors. After finishing he had to wait while 14 others completed their race before his gold medal status was confirmed.

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Megan Cook, 'Minor outdoor sports - Orienteering', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013