The 17th World College Orienteering Championships will be held in Borlänge, Sweden from July 19th to 24th. On July 17, the delegation held a mobilization meeting in the conference room of the China University Sports Association.
As the head of the delegation, Wang Gang, full-time vice chairman of the China University Sports Association, communicated with coaches and athletes on the current status of orienteering in China’s college students at the mobilization meeting, and asked everyone to enjoy the competition. "From now on , Our team is not only a college student, but also a member of the Chinese delegation of the World College Orienteering Championships. We represent our motherland. Everyone must have this sense of honor and responsibility. Despite our strength and orientation Compared with Sweden, the country of origin of cross-country sports, and even Europe as a whole, there is still a certain gap. But in the competition, we still have to demand ourselves with high standards, complete the competition with tenacious fighting spirit and spirit, and enjoy the competition. At the same time, by participating in this kind of world competition, we can accumulate experience, shorten the gap between ourselves and the world's strong teams, and drive the overall improvement of the level of orienteering of our college students."
There are four competitions in this competition: simulation, long distance, sprint, middle distance and relay; Australia, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom , Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, New Zealand, Norway, China, Poland, Moldavia, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, 26 teams participated. The 9 team members sent by the Chinese delegation are all from Hunan University.
Borlänge is a municipality in the province of Dalarna in central Sweden. It is 200 kilometers away from the capital Stockholm and covers an area of 586.4 square kilometers. The city has a total permanent population of 47,640 (statistics in 2007).