Lawford and Round on course in Scotland

2015 World Orienteering Championships


Ian Lawford, MUAC member and Unimelb student, and Vanessa Round, MUAC alumna currently living in Switzerland, donned the green and gold to represent Australia at the recent World Orienteering Championships in Inverness, Scotland. It was the first Senior Team for Lawford, who came 22nd in his qualification heat of the Sprint event, clocking a time of 12:55, a mere 15 seconds outside the spots for the final, in the town of Forres. Results. Round, now based in Switzerland after her graduation from the University of Melbourne, competed in the classic Long event, in Glen Affric, placing 50th in 110:31 over the testing 9.7km course. Results.