Ida Bobach

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Ida Bobach
Ida Bobach JWOC 2010.jpg
Ida Bobach at JWOC 2010
Medal record
Competitor for  Denmark
Women's Orienteering
World Championships
Silver 2011 Savoie Middle
Silver 2014 Gallio Middle
Silver 2014 Gallio Relay
World Games
Silver 2013 Cali Relay
Junior World Championships
Silver 2008 Göteborg Relay
Gold 2009 Rolle Pass Long
Silver 2009 Imèr-Mezzano Sprint
Bronze 2009 San Martino di Castrozza Middle
Bronze 2009 Primiero Relay
Gold 2010 Aalborg Sprint
Gold 2010 Aalborg Long
Gold 2010 Aalborg Relay
Gold 2011 Lębork Sprint
Gold 2011 Wejherowo Long
Gold 2011 Wejherowo Middle
Bronze 2011 Gniewowo Relay

Ida Bobach (born 30 July 1991 in Silkeborg) is a Danish orienteering competitor who was Junior World Champion in 2009, and became triple Junior World Champion from 2010, when she won the sprint, long distance and the relay. She represents the club OK Pan Århus, and since 2007, has received training from Danish national coach Lars Lindstrøm.

Junior career[edit]

2006[edit]

Bobach participated at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Druskininkai in 2006, where she placed 49th in the sprint, 20th in the middle, and 49th in the long distance.[1] Her older brother Søren Bobach became a Junior World Champion in 2006.[1][2]

2007[edit]

She also represented Denmark at the 2007 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Dubbo, where she placed 25th in the sprint, 19th in the middle, and 33rd in the long distance.[3]

2008[edit]

At the 2008 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Gothenburg she participated on the Danish relay team that won silver medals, along with Signe Klinting and Maja Alm. She placed 14th in the sprint, 45th in the middle distance, and 22nd in the long distance.[4]

2009[edit]

At the 2009 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Trentino she won medals in all four competitions, including a gold medal in the long distance.[5] In the long distance she was over a minute ahead of Jenny Lönnkvist, who placed second.[2] She won a silver medal in the sprint, a bronze medal in the middle, and a bronze medal with the Danish relay team, which consisted of Emma Klingenberg and Signe Klinting, in addition to Bobach.[5]

2010[edit]

At the 2010 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Aalborg she won three gold medals.[6][7] She won individual gold medals in the sprint and in the long distance. She was a member of the Danish relay team together with Emma Klingenberg and Signe Klinting, and they won the relay ahead of the Czech team. She did also participate in the middle distance, but at the qualification she twisted her ankle, and wasn't able to run the Final.[7][8]

2011[edit]

At the 2011 Junior World Orienteering Championships she won the gold medal in the sprint competition, which was held in Lębork. For a third time in a row she won the gold medal on the long distance and scored a hattrick by winning a gold medal in the middeldistance, and there by the first ever to win all the individual distances. Long and middle distance were held in Wejherowo. In the relay, which was held in Gniewowo, she took the bronze along with Emma Klingenberg and Ita Klingenberg, after a very exciting ending.

Senior career[edit]

2010[edit]

Danish team (Ida Bobach, Maja Alm, Signe Søes) at the prize giving ceremony Relay at WOC 2010

At the club competition Tiomila in 2010 she competed for her club Ulricehamns OK.[9] She was running the first leg for Ulricehamns, winning her leg.[10] In the end Ulricehamns OK placed second, in a field of more than 300 women's teams.[11]

While still a junior, Bobach was selected to represent Denmark at the 2010 senior World Orienteering Championships in Trondheim.[12] She qualified for the final on the middle distance,[13] and placed 13th in the middle distance final among 45 starters.[14] She was also running the first leg for the Danish relay team.[12] The Danish team placed fifth among 28 teams, behind Finland, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland, and before Czech Republic, France, Great Britain and Russia.[14]

2011[edit]

Ida did also participate in the WOC 2011 in France (still as a junior), where she made the best result for a Danish woman since 1974: She won a silver medal in the middle distance.

2014[edit]

During the WOC 2014 those took place in Trentino and Veneto Ida won silver medals in the middle distance and in the relay with Emma Klingenberg and Maja Alm.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JWOC 2006 LTU. Druskininkai, Lithuania, 2-7 July 2006". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 10 August 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Danailov, Ivo (7 July 2009). "Ida Bobach wins JWOC Long distance. JWOC 2009, Primiero (Italy)". orienteering.is. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "JWOC 2007 AUS. Dubbo, Australia, 8-13 July 2007". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 10 August 2010. 
  4. ^ "JWOC 2008 SWE. Gothenburg, Sweden, 30 June-6 July 2008". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 10 August 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "JWOC 2009 ITA. Trentino, Italy, 5-12 July 2009". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 10 August 2010. 
  6. ^ Rydén, Johan (10 July 2010). "Lördagens sport: Oavgjort för Norrby, nytt VM-guld till Bobach". Borås Tidning (in Swedish). Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "JWOC 2010 DEN. Aalborg, Denmark, 4-10 July 2010". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 10 August 2010. 
  8. ^ "US Team to the 2010 Junior World Championships - July 4 - 10. Aalborg, Denmark". United States Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 10 August 2010. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Inför Tiomila: Favoritlaget som inte träffats före Tiomila". Svenska Orienteringsförbundet. 2010-04-26. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  10. ^ "Resultatlista 10Mila 2010. Detaljer" (in Swedish). Föreningen Tiomilakavlen. 6 May 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  11. ^ "Resultatlista 10Mila 2010" (in Swedish). Föreningen Tiomilakavlen. 6 May 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  12. ^ a b "Profile: Ida Bobach". World of O Runners. Retrieved 10 August 2010. 
  13. ^ "Ida is not the average junior". IOF World Cup 2010. International Orienteering Federation. 10 August 2010. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  14. ^ a b "WOC 2010 NOR. Trondheim, Norway, 8-15 August 2010". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 18 August 2010.