Johan Runesson

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Johan Runesson
Johan Runesson JWOC 2010.jpg
Medal record
Competitor for  Sweden
Men's Orienteering
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Göteborg Middle
Gold medal – first place 2008 Göteborg Long
Gold medal – first place 2008 Göteborg Relay
Silver medal – second place 2008 Göteborg Sprint
Silver medal – second place 2010 Aalborg Long
Silver medal – second place 2010 Aalborg Relay

Johan Runesson (born 20 November 1990) is a Swedish orienteering competitor[1] and Junior World Champion.[2]

Runesson competed at the 2008 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Gothenburg, where he won a gold medal in the middle distance,[3] a silver medal in the sprint,[4] and a gold medal in the long distance,[5] as well as participating on the winning Swedish relay team.[6]

He competed at the 2012 World Orienteering Championships. In the middle distance he qualified for the final, where he placed 18th.[7]

Since June 2011 he lives in Gothenburg. Before he lived in Örebro.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile: Johan Runesson" – World of O Runners (Retrieved on July 3, 2008 )
  2. ^ "Johan Runesson" (in Swedish). Swedish Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 2 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Kobach, Jan (3 July 2008). "JWOC Middle: Gold for Niemi and Runesson". news.worldofo.com. Retrieved 3 July 2008. 
  4. ^ Persson, Andreas (30 June 2008). "Danish and Czech victories in Ruddalen!". JWOC 2008. Retrieved 3 July 2008. 
  5. ^ Persson, Andreas (5 July 2008). "Big Swedish day at the Long Distance!". JWOC 2008. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  6. ^ Persson, Andreas (6 July 2008). "Two gold for Sweden in the relay!". JWOC 2008. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland. Middle Distance Final Men – Final results" (PDF). woc2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  8. ^ Johan Runesson – ready for a new Gothenburg