Troy de Haas
|Competitor for Australia|
|Junior World Championships|
He made sporting history in 1999 when he won a bronze medal in the long event at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Varna, Bulgaria. It was the first ever medal to be won by a non-European at the international level in the sport of Orienteering.
In 2006 he achieved Australia's best ever men's result at a Senior World Orienteering Championships placing 7th in the sprint event in Nagoya, Japan. He was also a member of Australia's relay team that placed 6th at the 2001 World Championships in Tampere, Finland.
In recent years he has placed at national mountain running championships and international tower running races including Q1 (building), Fernsehturm Stuttgart, Swissotel The Stamford Singapore and Taipei 101.