Veneto welcomes orienteering: European Orienteering Championships 2023 kicks off, valid also as World Cup final Round

At the presentation at Palazzo Ferro Fini, CONI President Giovanni Malagò and Sport and Health President Marco Mezzaroma greeted the 2,000 participants from 39 nations who were the protagonists of the event

Discovering Verona with Mayor Damiano Tommasi

Last leg of our journey of getting to know the beautiful locations that will host the races of the European Championships through the words of their Mayors. First citizen Damiano Tommasi talks to us about Verona, the city that will host the qualifying and Sprint final on October 4, valid as a World Cup final, […]

EOC gets the patronage of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers 

With 15 days to go before the event, wonderful news has been received by the EOC 2023 Organizing Committee. The Presidency of the Council of Ministers has granted the European Championships, which are valid as World Cup finals, its patronage, as per the norm issued for initiatives of high cultural, social, scientific, artistic, sporting importance, […]

Nature is increasingly the focus of the 2023 EOC

Parco Natura Viva, pearl of the municipality of Bussolengo in the province of Verona, also became part of the territorial network created to support the European Orienteering Sprint Championships, whose latest organizational inspections took place just in the past few days. 

EOC and Lake Garda in Love: together for the territory

Only a month to the long-awaited 2023 European Championships. While the Organizing Committee’s inspections continue in Verona, Soave and Vicenza with the advisors of the International Orienteering Federation, sport and territory are increasingly at the center of the event, also valid as World Cup finals. The collaboration with Lago di Garda in Love is a […]

EOC, discovering Vicenza with Mayor Giacomo Possamai

Our journey through the knowledge of the beautiful competition locations continues thanks to the words of their Mayors. The new Mayor Giacomo Possamai talks to us about Vicenza, the stupendous city of Palladio which will host the Sprint Knock-Out on 8 October, valid as a World Cup Final, with an EOC Tour challenge.

Relay Orienteering European Championships on the Via Querinissima, President Ciambetti ‘An occasion that combines history, sport, culture and gastronomy’

“Sport and culture form a winning combination that, thanks to orienteering, offers extraordinary new possibilities, and not only to the practitioners of a fast-growing discipline, practised by many associations affiliated to the Italian Orienteering Federation of the Italian National Olympic Committee and a Paralympic discipline. On closer inspection, Pietro Querini’s return to Venice from the […]

EOC 2023 in Lillehammer: Per Olav Andersen’s greeting

For the European Sprint tour on the Via Querinissima, it was time to visit the city that hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics, as Veneto will do in 2026, after a brief stop in Trondheim. 

EOC 2023 in Bodø: new meetings on the Via Querinissima

On the second stage of the special tour, the Organizing Committee met with Mayor Ida Maria Pinnerød and Henrik Sand Dagfinrud, Bodø 2024 Program Director, in Bodø, which will be the European Capital of Culture next year. “I am really happy to be the mayor of Bodø, next year’s European Capital of Culture – Ida […]

EOC 2023 in Røst: the words of Mayor Elisabeth Kristin Mikalsen

As recounted in this news, the Organizing Committee is engaged in a special relay from the Lofoten Islands to retrace merchant Pietro Querini’s incredible journey to Venice, a true test of orienteering. The first leg included a meeting at the Town Hall with the first citizen of Røst, where the famous shipwreck occurred in 1431. […]

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