La Nucía hosts the International Orienteering Open this weekend

May 14, 2022
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Today & tomorrow , “ La Nucía, Ciudad del Deporte ” will host the Costa Blanca-La Nucía International Orienteering Open , the fourth round of the Southeast League and the 6th and 7th rounds of the 2022 Autonomous Community Orienteering League of the Valencian Community. 500 athletes will participate in this event that will take place in the pine forests adjacent to the Ciutat Esportiva Camilo Cano and the urban area of ​​La Nucía.
The presentation of this Costa Blanca-La Nucía International Orienteering Open was attended by Santiago del Moral , president of the FEDOCV (Comunitat Valenciana Orienteering Sports Federation), Rafael García , director of the UA Sports Office , Sergio Villalba , Councilor for Sports and Bernabé Cano , Mayor of La Nucia.

This competition is organized by the club Universitat d'Alacant Orientació, FEDOCV and the Club de Orientación La Nucía with the collaboration of Jocs Esportius of the Generalitat Valenciana, Diputación de Alicante, Federación Murciana de Orientación and Federación de Orientación de Castilla La Mancha.

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Competition: 2 days
The competition will begin this afternoon with the sprint modality that will take place in the old town of La Nucía, starting at 5:00 p.m. from the “ Llavador ” and ending at the Auditori de Les Nits , there will be three categories : federated, open and adapted. In this test there will be a category of “ Adapted Orientation ”, so that people with reduced mobility can participate, demonstrating that it is an “ inclusive sport ”.

Tomorrow morning, the intermediate race will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. along the Red de Senderos del Captivador, which links the Ciutat Esportiva with the CEM Captivador. There will be two federated and open categories and the start will be from the side of the Muixara Pavilion and the arrival in the area in front of the paddle .

500 sportsmen
500 athletes will participate in this “ Orientation Open ” in La Nucía, from the Valencian Community, Murcia, Castilla La Mancha, Madrid and Andalusia. It will be a scoring test for the " Southeast League " that includes all these 5 autonomous communities and for the Autonomous Orienteering League. It will be the second Orienteering test to be held in La Nucía after an international open held in 2015.

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