Heather Monro

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Heather Monro
Medal record
Competitor for  United Kingdom
Women's Orienteering
World Championships
Bronze 2005 Aichi Sprint
World Games
Bronze 2005 Duisburg Middle
World Cup
Bronze 2000 WC Overall
European Championships
Bronze 2000 Truskavets Relay

Heather Monro (born 4 September 1971) was the second British female[1] orienteer to win a world championship medal. She came 5th at the World Orienteering Championships in 2001. [2] At the 2003 World Orienteering Championships she was the highest placed British Female coming Fourteenth place over the 11.8 km race.[3] At the 2005 World Orienteering Championships she took the bronze medal in the sprint distance. She also came third at the World Games in the same year.[4]

One of Heather's most notable victories came in the 2003 O-Ringen.[5]

She runs for South London Orienteers and Halden SK in Norway. She is a member of the British Athletes Commission (BAC) executive committee.[6]


  1. ^ Yvette Hague was the first British orienteer to win a world championship medal.
  2. ^ http://www.uksport.gov.uk/news/519/ Retrieved on 16th of June 2008
  3. ^ http://www.uksport.gov.uk/news/1532/ Retrieved on 16th of June 2008
  4. ^ http://www.sportingchampions.org.uk/sc2/champions_profile.php?champion_id=46 Retrieved on 16th of June 2008
  5. ^ "GB Orienteering Squad member Heather Monro wins Super Elite at O-Ringen". trymysport.co.uk. Retrieved 12 January 2009. 
  6. ^ "Athlete Support". britishorienteering.org.uk. Retrieved 12 January 2009.