European Trail Orienteering Championships 8.-12.5.2024

Turun Metsänkävijät arranges European Trail Orienteering Championships 2024 May 8th - 12th 2024 at southwest Finland, at Turku area.


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22.5.2024   All competition maps and solutions maps are at the Results - Maps page.

14.5.2024   ETOC 2024 TempO award ceremony . at the Paavo Nurmi stadium.

12.5.2024   ETOC 2024 ended with Finland's victory

The competitions came to an end on Sunday. Finland took a double victory in the tempo competition at the Paavo Nurmi stadium in Turku. Lauri Mäkinen won gold, and Petteri Hakala took silver shared with Simon Maracek from the Czech Republic.

Lauri Mäkinen did a steady, reliable performance that required precision and concentration, and won the championship with a difference of 5,5 seconds.

After the race Mäkinen told the qualifying went well in the morning, and the performance in the final was controled. The EC gold is the best achievement of his career so far. Mäkinen excelled himself today. Despite of challenges, the overall performance is decisive.

Many thanks to the all competitors and have a safe trip to home!


12.5.2024   All PreO maps + solutions and TempO solutions are now at the Live - Results page. And all results are at the ETOC2024 TOP-page.

12.5.2024   TempO qualification is ready and TempO Final startlist is published.

11.5.2024   Norway and the Czech Republic won the relay

The terrain of Kuparivuori in Naantali offered trail orienteers a great terrain for the relay competition, and the medals were given in wonderful weather at the Kuparivuori sports center.

Norway won the open series, 32 seconds behind were Finland. The Finnish team also continued the EC competitions at a medal pace, by winning the silver medal.

Finland's second team ensured success with the third fastest time of the competition, but taking into account only one country's team, the bronze medals went to the Italian team.

The paraseries was won by the Czech trio. Sweden took silver and Ukraine took bronze. The ETOC 2024 orienteering competitions will end on Sunday in Turku with the TempO competition, the final can be followed live from 14:30 via Turku Sanomat or IOF TV.


11.5.2024   TempO qualification startlist for both heats are released: Heat A and Heat B

11.5.2024   TOM 11.5.2024, TempO document released.

10.5.2024   Wins for Italy and Norway

Italy's Aaron Gaio won the two-day opening leg of the European Orienteering Championships on Friday. Norway's Geir Myhr Öien won silver and Teemu Niskanen from the host country won bronze.
Teemu Niskanen said that the tracks were challenging at the European Championships, which he had also expected. You had to be careful the whole time.
Norway's Svein Jakobsen took the win in the P-category, ahead of Sweden's Ola Jansson and Spain's Alejandro Aguilar Lara.
Finn Eero Hakanen, who finished fifth, said that both race days had gone smoothly, but not well enough. He says that the tasks were difficult.


10.5.2024   Todays TOM 10.5.2024, Relay document released.

10.5.2024   Maps are at the Live - Results page.

10.5.2024   ETOC 2024 TempO final live broadcast on Sunday from 14:30. The broadcast can be watched on Turku Sanomat online TV. The commentator is Kimmo Muttilainen, expert Jari Turto and interviewer Maria Lahtinen. The broadcast can also be watched later on the website of Turku Sanomat and on the TV page of IOF.

ETOC2024 TempO final live broadcast .


9.5.2024   The opening was even

The PreO competition has been evenly matched after the first day. In open series, eight competitors finished the day with one mistake. There are two Finns and two Norwegians in the group. One control point was rejected. Norway's Svein Jakobsen leads P-series after the first day. The classic competition continues tomorrow in Naantali. The combined results of the two days determine European championship medals.


9.5.2024   PreO2 startlist released. PreO2 Public startlist published tomorrow.

9.5.2024   PreO1 PuBlic moved to the actual ETOC2024 PreO1 as A-category. Still missing some entries from IRMA, these will come during the day.

8.5.2024   Todays TOM 8.5.2024, PreO1 and PreO2 document and tomorrows PreO1 startlist released.

7.5.2024   Startlists, results and TempO final live broadcast . links are shown at the Live - Results page.

7.5.2024   ETOC 2024 has started

The opening ceremony of ETOC 2024 was held at Turku Market Square on Tuesday afternoon.

Sini Häkkinen, chairperson of Turku sports committee, opened the European Trail Orienteering Championships. Tom Hollowell, vice-president of the International Orienteering Federation, delivered regards from IOF.

During the next five days, total 145 competitors from 19 countries are participating the event. A quarter of the competitors are physically challenged.

On Wednesday, the model event will take place at Katariinanlaakso in Turku. Two-day classic race begins on Thursday, and the relay will be on Saturday in Naantali. The week will culminate in the final of the tempo competition at the Sports Park in the centre of Turku.


30.4.2024   Bulletin 4 (pdf) is released.

Bulletin 4

Links to Team Officials’ Meetings (TOMs) live broadcasts added to the Competition page.

1.4.2024   Results, maps and solutions now shown at the Huhti-Tempo and Huhti-PreO competition page.


28.3.2024   Sosial Cathering Info (Banquet) and Public Race Bulletin 1 are released.

. Public Races kutsu julkaistu.

28.3.2024   Bulletin 2 (kilpailuohjeet) and startlist (lähtölista) added to the Huhti-Tempo and Huhti-PreO competition info page.

21.3.2024   Information for media can now be found from the Media page.

9.3.2024   Bulletin 3 (pdf) is released.

7.2.2024   The first registrations have arrived. The victory was taken by the Slovenian team. With a difference of a few minutes, the Great Britain team took the silver.

ETOC 2024 page at the IOF Eventor


15.1.2024   Turun Metsänkävijät arranges Huhti-Tempo and Huhti-PreO TrailO events April 1st 2024 at Turku. Bulletin 1 and Kilpailukutsu released. Here to the competition info page.

15.1.2024   Thank you for all competitors for participating to Tammi-Tempo and Tammi-Sprint!
Results can be found from the competition info page.

Competition photos by Sami Sinervo

15.12.2023   Here information to competitors who are planning to participate both ETOC2024 and WMOC 2024:
The ETOC2024 TempO final and WMOC 2024 sprint qualifying are in the same area. However, the competitor can participate in both competitions, even if participation in the ETOC2024 TempO final requires entering the WMOC 2024 embargo area. After the ETOC2024 TempO final, however, you are not allowed to go there with the map if you plan to participate in the WMOC 2024 sprint race.

More information about WMOC 2024:


15.12.2023   Turun Metsänkävijät arranges Tammi-Tempo and Tammi-Sprint TrailO events January 13th 2024 at Turku. Here to the competition info page.


27.6.2023   Bulletin 2 (pdf) is released.

1.2.2023   The Mayor of Turku Minna Arve is the patron of ETOC2024!


8.- 9.10.2022   Nordic Match and Finnish Championship TrailO (ETOC 2024 pre-event) October 8th - 9th 2022 at Kaarina, southwest Finland, near Turku. Here to the competition info page.

Nordic Match

31.5.2022   Bulletin 1 (pdf) is released.