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Athlete profile: Emma Claesson
Athlete background info last updated August 2011
Took a strong bronze medal in WOC 2010 in Trondheim after taking a break to get a child. Also started 2011 strongly by taking the 4th place overall in the Nordic Orienteering Tour. Has been a part of the world elite since winning a World Cup race in 2000. Physically very strong and has her best results from long distance and sprint. Works as a chemical engineer. Many times Swedish champion. Former Emma Engstrand.
CountrySweden
ClubStora Tuna IK
Born date1977-12-14
LivesBorlänge

World Orienteering Championships (WOC)
1 silver medal

2007, Relay, Kiev, Ukraine

3 bronze medals

2010, Relay, Trondheim, Norway
2010, Long, Trondheim, Norway
2005, Relay, Aichi, Japan

Best for each discipline:

Long: Bronze 2010, Trondheim, Norway
Middle: 7. place 2007, Kiev, Ukraine
Sprint: 4. place 2005, Aichi, Japan
Relay: Silver 2007, Kiev, Ukraine

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Overall World Cup (WC Overall)
Best result 5. place:

WC Overall 2006
WC Overall 2005
WC Overall 2004

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European Orienteering Championships (EOC)
1 gold medal

2008, Relay, Ventspils, Latvia

1 silver medal

2004, Long, Roskilde, Denmark

3 bronze medals

2008, Long, Ventspils, Latvia
2006, Relay, Otepää, Estonia
2004, Sprint, Roskilde, Denmark

Best for each discipline:

Long: Silver 2004, Roskilde, Denmark
Middle: 6. place 2006, Otepää, Estonia
Sprint: Bronze 2004, Roskilde, Denmark
Relay: Gold 2008, Ventspils, Latvia

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Open Nordic Orienteering Championships (NOC)
1 gold medal

2007, Relay, Bornholm, Denmark

1 bronze medal

2005, Middle, Notodden, Norway

Best for each discipline:

Long: 7. place 2005, Notodden, Norway
Middle: Bronze 2005, Notodden, Norway
Sprint: 8. place 2007, Bornholm, Denmark
Relay: Gold 2007, Bornholm, Denmark

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World Cup (WC)
1. place: 3 times

2004, WC no. 10, Dresden, GER, Middle
2002, WC no. 6, Røros, NOR, Sprint
2000, WC no. 1, Fuji, JPN, Classic

2. place: 2 times

2006, WC no. 8, Auvergne, FRA, Sprint
2004, WC no. 3, Roskilde, DEN, Long, EOC

3. place: 6 times

2010, WC no. 8, Trondheim, NOR, Long, WOC
2008, WC no. 2, Ventspils, LAT, Long, EOC
2006, WC no. 9, Auvergne, FRA, Long
2005, WC no. 2, Surrey Hills, GBR, Long
2004, WC no. 9, Dresden, GER, Sprint
2004, WC no. 2, Roskilde, DEN, Sprint, EOC

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Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC)
1. place: Once

1997, Relay, Leopoldsburg, Belgium

Best for each discipline:

Long: 38. place 1997, Leopoldsburg, Belgium
Middle: 8. place 1997, Leopoldsburg, Belgium
Relay: 1. place 1997, Leopoldsburg, Belgium

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Other international results

Individual results:
2006: Springcup, 4. place
2004: PWT 2004-5, 7. place (Nagoya, JPN)
2004: PWT 2004-2, 2. place (Lecce, ITA)
2004: PWT 2004-1, 13. place (Gravina di Ginosa, ITA)
2003: Springcup, 5. place
2003: PWT 2003-7, 9. place (Eksjö (Stora torget), Sweden)
2003: PWT 2003-6, 9. place (Jönköping (Stadsparken), Sweden)
2003: PWT 2003-5, 13. place (Växjö (Teleborg), Sweden)
2000: Springcup, 1. place
Relays:
2011: Venla 2011, 7. place (4. leg, Out: 3. place, In: 7. place, Stora Tuna OK)
2010: Venla 2010, 40. place (4. leg, Out: 43. place, In: 40. place, Stora Tuna IK)
2009: Venla 2009, 41. place (2. leg, Out: 101. place, In: 20. place, Stora Tuna IK)
2008: Venla 2008, 15. place (4. leg, Out: 29. place, In: 15. place, Stora Tuna IK)
2007: Venla 2007, 21. place (4. leg, Out: 30. place, In: 21. place, Stora Tuna IK)
2006: Venla 2006, 29. place (4. leg, Out: 33. place, In: 29. place, Stora Tuna IK)
2005: Venla 2005, 3. place (4. leg, Out: 11. place, In: 3. place, Stora Tuna IK)
2004: Venla 2004, 21. place (4. leg, Out: 39. place, In: 21. place, Stora Tuna IK)
2002: Venla 2002, 11. place (4. leg, Out: 22. place, In: 11. place, Stora Tuna IK)
2001: Venla 2001, 18. place (4. leg, Out: 18. place, In: 18. place, Stora Tuna IK)
2000: Venla 2000, 10. place (4. leg, Out: 11. place, In: 10. place, Stora Tuna IK)
1999: Venla 1999, 13. place (1. leg, 52. place, Stora Tuna IK)

Emma Claesson is found under the following names:
Emma Claesson (22 times) Emma Engstrand (277 times) .

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