Johanna Allston

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Johanna Allston
Medal record
Competitor for  Australia
Women's Orienteering
World Championships
Gold 2006 Aarhus Sprint
Junior World Championships
Gold 2006 Druskininkai Long
Silver 2006 Druskininkai Sprint
Bronze 2005 Tenero Middle
World Games
Gold 2009 Kaohsiung Middle
Silver 2009 Kaohsiung Sprint

Johanna (Hanny) Allston (born 12 February 1986) is an Australian orienteer.

Johanna Allston, or Hanny Allston as many know her, won the 2006 Junior World Orienteering Championships for the long distance event. She won by an almost unprecedented margin of 4 minutes and 38 seconds. She is the first Australian woman orienteer ever to win a gold medal at a World Championship level.[1]

When she won her gold medal it was her last year of eligibility to run in the Junior World Championships.

At the 2006 World Orienteering Championships she claimed gold in the Sprint event.[1] This is the best result by an Australian in the history of the event and she became the first person to win both Senior and Junior World Orienteering Championship titles in the same year.

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  1. ^ a b World of O Runners - Hanny Allston (Retrieved on 29 June 2008 ) Archived 22 February 2011 at WebCite