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The 52nd edition of O-Ringen opened in the Swedish region of Värmland

Arvika 24th July 2017
The 52nd edition of O-Ringen opened yesterday in the Swedish region of Värmland. O-Ringen is the most important ant the most attended international orienteering event in the World.
The youth delegation of Trentino region takes part with a massive participation. Every year they organize an orienteering trip abroad, and for their traditional training camp this year they chose Sweden again.
50 young athletes joined the trip, among which are Elite Francesca Taufer, Samuele Tait and Fabio Brunet, recently protagonists of the Junior World Championship in Tampere; the group team leaders, Marco Bezzi and Aaron Gaio, also Regional counselors and members of the Organizing Committee of Campiglio 2018, which by the way launched in these days the project FISO (Italian O-Federation)- 5 days Italy Arvika 24th July 2017
The 52nd edition of O-Ringen opened yesterday in the Swedish region of Värmland. O-Ringen is the most important ant the most attended international orienteering event in the World.
The youth delegation of Trentino region takes part with a massive participation. Every year they organize an orienteering trip abroad, and for their traditional training camp this year they chose Sweden again.
50 young athletes joined the trip, among which are Elite Francesca Taufer, Samuele Tait and Fabio Brunet, recently protagonists of the Junior World Championship in Tampere; the group team leaders, Marco Bezzi and Aaron Gaio, also Regional counselors and members of the Organizing Committee of Campiglio 2018, which by the way launched in these days the project FISO (Italian O-Federation)- 5 days Italy which will take place next June in Pinzolo and Madonna di Campiglio.
The choice of O-Ringen was not accidental, as the organizing Committee 2018 is looking for cues so to refine the organization and the technical/logistic planning, and to bring to Italy the excellences of a format which is well-tested and winning in Sweden.
In Arvika, together with the FISO Trentino Committee, there are also the Tourism Board of Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo and Rendena and the Trentino Marketing company, represented by the Vice-director Matteo Bonapace; their support permitted to customize the expo area of the event, with balloon, banners, T-shirts and hats for all the delegation members.

At the O-Ringen Square yesterday afternoon was inaugurated the 5 Days Italy – Campiglio 2018 expo area, with the extraordinary participation of the World Champion Jörgen Mårtensson, the President of the Organizing Committee Mauro Gazzerro, and the official voice of O-Ringen and World Championships Per Fosberg, already hired for next year in Madonna di Campiglio, and of course the representatives of the FISO Trentino delegation.
Set ups and promotion of the event at O-Ringen 2017 are coordinated by the marketing responsible of 5 day Italy 2018 Gabriele Viale.