Olav Lundanes

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Olav Lundanes
Olav Lundanes JWOCSprint.JPG
Olav Lundanes at JWOC 2007
Medal record
Competitor for  Norway
Men's Orienteering
World Championships
Gold 2010 Trondheim Long
Gold 2012 Lausanne Long
Gold 2014 Asiago-Lavarone Middle
Silver 2010 Trondheim Relay
Silver 2011 Savoie Relay
Silver 2012 Lausanne Relay
Bronze 2011 Savoie Middle
Bronze 2014 Asiago-Lavarone Long
European Championships
Gold 2012 Falun Long
Gold 2012 Falun Middle
Bronze 2010 Primorsko Relay
Junior World Championships
Gold 2005 Tenero Long
Gold 2005 Tenero Relay
Gold 2007 Dubbo Long
Gold 2007 Dubbo Middle
Silver 2006 Druskininkai Long
Silver 2007 Dubbo Sprint
Silver 2007 Dubbo Relay
Bronze 2006 Druskininkai Middle
Bronze 2006 Druskininkai Relay

Olav Lundanes (born November 11, 1987) is a Norwegian orienteering competitor. He is World Champion two times and four times Junior World Champion.

Junior career[edit]

Lundanes competed at the 2005 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Tenero, where he received a gold medal in the long distance and a gold medal in the relay event.[1] He received a silver and two bronze medals in 2006. In 2007 he had great success with victories in the long distance and the middle distance, and received silver medal in the sprint distance and in the relay event.

He has 11 victories in the national junior championships.

Senior career[edit]

Olav is the winner of Long distance at WOC 2010

He participated at the 2007 World Orienteering Championships in Kiev. At the 2008 European Orienteering Championships in Ventspils he finished 19th in the long distance.

He placed fourth in the sprint and 7th in the long distance at the 2009 World Orienteering Championships in Miskolc.[2]

Lundanes won the long distance event in the World Orienteering Championships in 2010 in Trondheim. Later same week he won silver in the relay event together with Audun Weltzien and Carl Waaler Kaas.

He has 12 victories in the national championships (long 2009/2010/2011, middle 2010/2013, night 2010/2012, ultralong 2010/2012, sprint 2012, relay 2009/2010)


  1. ^ "Profile: Olav Lundanes" – World of O Runners (Retrieved on June 14, 2008)
  2. ^ "WOC 2009 HUN. Miskolc, Hungary, 16–23 August 2009". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 9 May 2010.