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Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:21 - Mikhail Mamleev and Simone Niggli in the top of the Board of Honour
Mikhail Mamleev and Simone Niggli are the winners of the 15th edition of POM and occupy not the top of the Board of Honour.

“A few minutes to the end of 18 months of work and four days of exhausting activity the organization of POM2010 speeds the preparation of the prize giving ceremony at request of many orienteers with scheduled commitments. Some had a flight to catch others the afternoon train to prepare.
The truth is that on of the most important parts of the event was neglected for a few moments, the competition! The list of results do disclose at the prize giving ceremony was printed a few minutes before the arrival of one of the potential winners of POM. Mihhail Mamleev had fought in the previous three days at the highest level against his opponents and started in the end of list in the last day. With finish time short before 14h run for the 10th best time and takes overall win of POM2010. The prize giving ceremony was on the way and the alert come out of time.

The board of the event the more that 120 members of the evolved in this organization present their sincere regrets for this terrible incident.

Unfortunately the strong commitment and dedication of the organization did not avoid this error, still we are convinced the organization of POM2010 was accomplished with success.

Hope to see you all very soon in Portugal!”
Wed, 17 Feb 2010 22:17 - Great terrains and excelent maps
The organization of POM2010 has received extraordinary good feedback on the terrain and map quality.

The board of POM cannot avoid congratulating the map maker and course setter of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd days, Rui Antunes.

A large part of the success of this event is due to his great commitment, dedication and professionalism.

Thank you Rui, we count on you for future successes!

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 20:51 - Final Results and Photos of day 2 - WRE
You may find final results at Results page and the photos of day 2 WRE at the Photos page.
Mon, 15 Feb 2010 20:36 - Day 2 and 3 results
You may find results of day 2 and 3 at Results page.
Sat, 13 Feb 2010 20:13 - Day 1 results
You may find results at Results page.

Later today the O Night sprint results will also be available.
Thu, 11 Feb 2010 23:33 - Note for start of Open Classes (OPTs)
Runners participating in the open classes may start every day 30 minutes after the first start and until 2h30 hours after the first start (2h interval).
Wed, 10 Feb 2010 12:46 - Ori-Precision (Trail-O)
We hereby remind you that the entries for the Trail-O close today!
The event will start at 15.30 on the 15th February, in the Figueira da Foz Camping Site and the start times will be told on site by arriving order.
Before the event there will be a small workshop, about the Trail-O Sport, done by the National Technical Director Antonio Aires. This presentation will be in the Ginásio Clube Figueirense room in Estádio Municipal José Bento Pessoa nearby Figueira da Foz Camping Site.
Wed, 10 Feb 2010 10:24 - Warning
Starts in Night Sprint will be 30 in 30 seconds. However, athletes will be called 2 minutes before their real start time.
Tue, 09 Feb 2010 00:59 - Start lists available
The start list are now available in the Start Lists page.
Mon, 08 Feb 2010 11:17 - Partnership with the Figueira-Health & Spa Lda
The organization, in partnership with the Figueira-Health & Spa Lda, enables the athletes of POM the opportunity to use a Massage Center in the facility of Quiaios Hotel, in Praia de Quiaios.
Competent professional will provide a vast offer that can include a simple relax and recover massage to a treatment massage.
Wed, 03 Feb 2010 22:45 - Warning
Also a reminder that IOF Competition Rules forbids the use of GPS devices unless there is “no display or audible feedback”. This rule will be applied just for Elite Classes on 2nd day (WRE).
Sun, 24 Jan 2010 19:09 - Important registration deadline – February 5 of 2010.
The registration for the competition classes’ closes on Friday 5 of February.
After that date (February 5) only registration for the open courses are accepted, dependent of the map availability.

This limit is important so that the organization can fulfil the posting of the start times in the internet, print the bib numbers and advance the secretariat preparations.
We are now two weeks away from that deadline and believe that no one will be jeopardize by this adjustment of the registration limit.
Thu, 21 Jan 2010 21:17 - Friendship Relay for H/M and D/W 13
The relay of friendship is in the School of Orienteering on Day 2 of POM at 12:30.
See more informations at Friendship Relay M/W 13
Tue, 19 Jan 2010 12:22 - Precision Orienteering (Trail-O) at POM
For the first time, Portugal 'O' Meeting will provide orientation meant to everyone, the Precision Orienteering.

See more information at Ori-Precision (Trail-O)
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 23:51 - POM Banquet
POM banquet has maximum of 250 places.
Until this date 181 are sold, 69 still available

Fri, 15 Jan 2010 00:16 - Will simone come to repeat the victory?
In 2002 Simone Niggli-Luder won the POM. Will she repeat the victory 8 years after?
The opponents have some words to tell.

Simone Luder and Mathias Niggli, winners of POM2002.
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:02 - POM2010 - competition at the highest level
Some of the world top clubs, national teams and runners are already confirmed for this year POM's edition.
Among the strongest names in the elite class we'll have Daniel Hubmman, Emil Wingstedt, Tero Fohr, Simone Niggli, Helena Jansson, Signe Søes and many other.

Some Top Clubs: Halder OK, IFK Goteborg, IFK Lidingö

Top National teams: French national team, Suiss national team

Some top runners:
Daniel Hubmman SUI246 - IOF Rank = 1
Emil Wingstedt SWE75 - IOF Rank = 6
Tero Fohr FIN796 - IOF Rank = 14
Baptiste Rollier SUI265 - IOF Rank = 18
Holger Hott NOR29 - IOF Rank = 22
Ionut Zinca ROU87 - IOF Rank = 29
Simonas Krėpšta LTU109 - IOF Rank = 44
Rasmus Søes DEN301 - IOF Rank = 45
Gernot Kerschbaumer AUT76 - IOF Rank = 50
Christian Christensen DEN304 - IOF Rank = 52
Christian Nielsen DEN33 - IOF Rank = 96
Christian Bobach DEN360 - IOF Rank = 120
Andreas Høye NOR839 - IOF Rank = 147
Jonas Pilblad SWE204
Mattias Kiburz

Simone Niggli-Luder SUI37 - IOF Rank = 1
Helena Jansson SWE865 - IOF Rank = 4
Signe Søes DEN265 - IOF Rank = 7
Tue, 29 Dec 2009 00:22 - New maps with event locations and detailed locations
It was inserted a new map with overall event location and stages locations in the Locations page.

It was also added in the page General Information the detailed map of the arenas.
Sun, 20 Dec 2009 18:47 - Technical information available on-line
After supervisor approval of the POM courses, the technical information is on-line.
Sat, 05 Dec 2009 17:46 - Task list distributed
POM direction distributed by each team responsible the document “team task list” where are identified the task each team must execute.
Sat, 05 Dec 2009 13:34 - Teams responsible visit the Terrain
POM direction, Technical direction and supervisor, together with each working team responsible visit the POM arenas preparing in detail their assembling and disassembling. Discussion about the location of each sector with respective adjustment to the draft sketch of the arena. Visit to start area, accessibilities, parking and other POM locations.

Sat, 05 Dec 2009 10:33 - Terrain work initiated
Visits to the map terrains by the IOF supervisor Bruno Nazário, to check and validate the controls, the control descriptions, approval of new maps and other tasks to assure the event quality giving his support to the organization.
Fri, 04 Dec 2009 15:29 - Courses approval by supervisor
After weeks analyzing the CONDES files with the courses work for the 4 stages of POM, the IOF Supervisor Bruno Nazário concludes the analysis and gives his approval.
Sun, 27 Sep 2009 20:30 - Visit to POM arenas
The POM's Direction Board and several organisation members visited the arenas, gathering information and sharing opinions about the drawing of these pictures. Also there were some measures taken about the accessibility and parking during the 4 days of the event.
Fri, 25 Sep 2009 19:16 - Night Sprint map is finished
Night Sprint map is finished. The course planner, Tiago Romão, visited the terrain at the time of the event (between 19h and 22h) in order to look for long and challenging courses that may please all the participants.
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