Croatian trail-O team – Team World Champions in trail orienteering

2014_Croatian_team_wtoc_gold Croatian trail-O team has became team World Champion in trail orienteering. "Golden" team members on WTOC 2014 held in Italy where Zdenko Horjan (Orienteering Club "Vihor" - Zagreb), Ivica Bertol (Orienteering Club "Vihor" - Zagreb) and Ivo Tišljar (Orienteering Club "Orion" - Zagreb . Second in the team standings was Sweden, third Latvia, Ukraine fourth, fifth Norway and Finland was sixth. After excellent results in recent years and the silver medal at the World Championships in Finland in 2013. Croatian team surprised this year favorites team of Sweden. In the individual competition in open category Zdenko Horjan was sixth overall, Ivo Tišljar was twenty-seventh, and Tomislav Varnica forty-fifth. World champion came from Latvia. Guntars Mankus won the gold medal in front of Marit Wiksell from Sweden and Geir Myhre Oien from Norway. In the paralympic category Ivica Bertol was excellent fifth. Michael Johansson won gold in front of Ole Jansson (both Sweden) and John Crosby of Great Britain.