Split Times Analysis   1 comment

The LapCombat statistics for last weekend have been published, and I noticed that even though on the second day I won the course (H40, H21B, H17 and H21A) by over 3 minutes, my split times are in the top three for only two legs: 7 and 22. Why those?

  • Leg 22 is strange – I think it is because I started my run-in from control 21 already, so basically I was sprinting from there to the finish. Apparently, most of my competitors started the sprint later, even though there was no real orienteering left. I'm certainly not in the top ten sprinters on the course.
  • Leg 7 is worth some analysis. It was the long leg, so from a running point of view I should have been way behind the fastest runners. However, it looked technically difficult. I think that most orienteers chose to run around, either on the path to the right (on the edge of the map), or to the left (through the start area). I know for sure that of my main competitors from day 1 Omer (1st) ran to the right and made a mistake coming into the control, and Ofer (2nd) went left (I saw him pass by the start). Apparently none of the fast runners took the straight route like I did: run for the main watercourse (which I had used for control 1 as well), then leave it at the bend (between 11 and 12), head right of the banana-shaped hill, and straight into the control. The routes around were both significantly longer, but to go straight you needed confidence.

Posted 24/12/2009 by dchissick in Uncategorized

Tagged with

One response to “Split Times Analysis

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. Анонімний writes:If you're in the corner and have no money to get out from that, you will have to take the loan. Because it should help you unquestionably. I get collateral loan every year and feel myself good because of it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: