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Updates of the World Ranking System

The world ranking system has been developed to follow the new 2019 world ranking scheme rules. The most important aspects of the change from a world ranking follower and athlete perspective is that:
  • From 2019-01-01, all new World Ranking Events will follow the new World Ranking Scheme calculations.
  • If you look at a World Ranking list from 2019-01-01 and onward, the World Ranking lists will show the world ranking lists based on the new Scheme, even results that were earned before 2019-01-01.
  • If you produce a World Ranking list with a date that is before 2018-12-31, the World Ranking list will be calculated according to the old world ranking scheme.
This means that on the shifting date, 2019-01-01, there can be a slight change in positions in the World Ranking lists due to that all Scheme changes come into effect immediately at that date.
Feedback
This change has affected past results and also will be affecting all coming world ranking points and the system has been thoroughly tested. If you encounter any issue or mistake with points calculations, please feedback to results@orienteering.org .
If you have questions about the new World Ranking Scheme and its implementation, please contact david.wastlund@orienteering.org.

2019-01-18: We have got 3 reports of ranking calculations from WRE:s. One that has a low number of participants and mistakenly high point awarded and two WREs with lower points than expected. We are investigating if there are errors or if it is ok. Thanks for reporting!

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