Heather Monro

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Heather Monro
Medal record
Women's orienteering
Representing  Great Britain
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Aichi Sprint
World Games
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Duisburg Middle
World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2000 WC Overall
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Truskavets Relay

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

One of Heather's most notable victories came in the 2003 O-Ringen.[4]

She runs for South London Orienteers and Halden SK in Norway. She is a member of the British Athletes Commission (BAC) executive committee.[5]


  1. ^ Yvette Hague was the first British orienteer to win a world championship medal.


  1. ^ http://www.uksport.gov.uk/news/519/ Retrieved 16 June 2008
  2. ^ http://www.uksport.gov.uk/news/1532/ Retrieved 16 June 2008
  3. ^ http://www.sportingchampions.org.uk/sc2/champions_profile.php?champion_id=46 Retrieved 16 June 2008
  4. ^ "GB Orienteering Squad member Heather Monro wins Super Elite at O-Ringen". trymysport.co.uk. Retrieved 12 January 2009. 
  5. ^ "Athlete Support". britishorienteering.org.uk. Retrieved 12 January 2009.