Matthias Kyburz

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Matthias Kyburz
Matthias Kyburz JWOC 2010.jpg
Kyburz at JWOC 2010
Medal record
Men's orienteering
Representing   Switzerland
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Lausanne Sprint
Gold medal – first place 2014 Trentino-Veneto Mixed sprint relay
Gold medal – first place 2015 Inverness Relay
Gold medal – first place 2016 Strömstad/Tanum Middle
Silver medal – second place 2014 Trentino-Veneto Relay
Silver medal – second place 2016 Strömstad/Tanum Relay
Silver medal – second place 2016 Strömstad/Tanum Sprint
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2012 WC Overall
Gold medal – first place 2013 WC Overall
Gold medal – first place 2016 WC Overall
Bronze medal – third place 2014 WC Overall
World Games
Gold medal – first place 2013 Cali Sprint
Gold medal – first place 2013 Cali Middle
Gold medal – first place 2013 Cali Relay
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Falun Relay
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Primiero Sprint
Silver medal – second place 2009 Primiero Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Gothenburg Long
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Aalborg Long

Matthias Kyburz is a Swiss orienteering competitor, junior world champion, European champion and world champion. He won the sprint distance at the 2012 World Orienteering Championships in Lausanne, ahead of Matthias Merz and Matthias Müller[1], his first international victory. Kyburz has since been an important competitor on the world stage, an all round orienteer with the ability to win any of the three orienteering disciplines. This has allowed him to win the Orienteering World Cup on three occasions: 2012, 2013 and 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Swiss triumph for the opening day". WOC 2012. 14 July 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012.