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Athlete profile: Vroni König-Salmi
Athlete background info last updated August 2010
The 40 year-old ran her 13th WOC in 2009. An incredible career, she has participated in all WOC's since 1989, exepct 2007 in Ukraine. She has now four children, and is married to Finlands national team coach Janne Salmi. She had to wait to her 7th WOC before she took her first gold- a historical one, as she became the first ever World Champion on the new sprint distance in 2001. She was also the first European Champion on sprint the year after.
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CountrySwitzerland
World Ranking Middle/Long 1546 / Sprint 1342 (as of 18/10/2017)
ClubTurun Suunnistajat (FIN)
Born date1969-07-06

World Orienteering Championships (WOC)
3 gold medals

2005, Relay, Aichi, Japan
2003, Relay, Rapperswil/Jona, Switzerland
2001, Sprint, Tampere, Finland

1 silver medal

2008, Middle, Olomouc, Czech Republic

3 bronze medals

2006, Relay, Aarhus, Denmark
2005, Long, Aichi, Japan
1997, Relay, Grimstad, Norway

Best for each discipline:

Long: Bronze 2005, Aichi, Japan
Middle: Silver 2008, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Sprint: Gold 2001, Tampere, Finland
Relay: Gold last time 2005, Aichi, Japan

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Overall World Cup (WC Overall)
2. place: 2 times

WC Overall 2005
WC Overall 2002

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European Orienteering Championships (EOC)
1 gold medal

2002, Sprint, Sümeg, Hungary

2 silver medals

2006, Relay, Otepää, Estonia
2002, Relay, Sümeg, Hungary

1 bronze medal

2010, Relay, Primorsko, Bulgaria

Best for each discipline:

Long: 5. place 2006, Otepää, Estonia
Middle: 5. place 2002, Sümeg, Hungary
Sprint: Gold 2002, Sümeg, Hungary
Relay: Silver last time 2006, Otepää, Estonia

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Open Nordic Orienteering Championships (NOC)
1 gold medal

2005, Long, Notodden, Norway

1 silver medal

2001, Middle, Mikkeli, Finland

1 bronze medal

2005, Relay, Notodden, Norway

Best for each discipline:

Long: Gold 2005, Notodden, Norway
Middle: Silver 2001, Mikkeli, Finland
Sprint: 5. place 2003, Flen, Sweden
Relay: Bronze 2005, Notodden, Norway

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World Cup (WC)
1. place: 4 times

2005, WC no. 9, Subiaco, ITA, Middle
2002, WC no. 16, Brno, CZE, Long
2002, WC no. 13, Sümeg, HUN, Sprint, EOC
2002, WC no. 1, Chiny/Arlon, BEL, Middle

2. place: 2 times

2008, WC no. 7, Olomouc, CZE, Middle, WOC
2005, WC no. 2, Surrey Hills, GBR, Long

3. place: 2 times

2005, WC no. 11, Subiaco, ITA, Long
2005, WC no. 7, Aichi, JPN, Long, WOC

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Other international results

Individual results:
2006: Springcup, 6. place
2003: Springcup, 2. place
2002: Springcup, 2. place
2001: Springcup, 4. place
Relays:
2012: Venla 2012, 2. place (2. leg, Out: 18. place, In: 3. place, Paimion Rasti)
2011: Venla 2011, 57. place (4. leg, Out: 95. place, In: 57. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2010: Venla 2010, 11. place (4. leg, Out: 10. place, In: 11. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2009: Venla 2009, 6. place (3. leg, Out: 15. place, In: 7. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2008: Venla 2008, 7. place (4. leg, Out: 3. place, In: 7. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2007: Venla 2007, 17. place (3. leg, Out: 74. place, In: 27. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2006: Venla 2006, 2. place (4. leg, Out: 2. place, In: 2. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2005: Venla 2005, 10. place (4. leg, Out: 4. place, In: 10. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2004: Venla 2004, 11. place (4. leg, Out: 6. place, In: 11. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2003: Venla 2003, 2. place (3. leg, Out: 18. place, In: 4. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2002: Venla 2002, 1. place (2. leg, Out: 17. place, In: 1. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
2001: Venla 2001, 5. place (3. leg, Out: 21. place, In: 9. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
1999: Venla 1999, 21. place (2. leg, Out: 67. place, In: 12. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
1998: Venla 1998, 47. place (4. leg, Out: 70. place, In: 47. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
1997: Venla 1997, 41. place (4. leg, Out: 49. place, In: 41. place, Turun Suunnistajat)
1996: Venla 1996, 8. place (2. leg, Out: 62. place, In: 20. place, Hämeenlinnan Suunnistajat)

IOF World Ranking:
World Ranking position: Middle/Long 1546 / Sprint 1342 (as of 18/10/2017)
See also all IOF WRE results for Vroni König-Salmi including updated WR position

Vroni König-Salmi is found under the following names:
Vroni Köning-Salmi (1 times) Vroni K Salmi (1 times) Vroni K?nig-Salmi (1 times) Koenig-Salmi Vroni (3 times) Vroni König Salmi (14 times) Vroni König (29 times) Vroni Koenig-Salmi (71 times) Vroni König-Salmi (103 times) .