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Daniel Hubmann

Daniel Hubmann

Swiss orienteer
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Quick Facts
Occupations Orienteer
Countries Switzerland
A.K.A. Hubmann
Gender male
Birth April 16, 1983 (Eschlikon)
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Biography

Daniel Hubmann (born 16 April 1983 in Eschlikon, Thurgau) is a Swiss orienteering competitor, world champion in all three individual disciplines and multiple winner of the overall Orienteering World Cup. He is the brother of Martin Hubmann.

Career

Early results

Hubmann received a silver medal at the Sprint World Orienteering Championships in 2005, and again in 2006, and a bronze medal in the relay event in 2005 as member of the Swiss Relay team. He became Junior World Champion in 2002 in Alicante, both in the long distance and with the Swiss relay team.

2008

Hubmann won the men's overall World Cup in 2008, before Thierry Gueorgiou and Matthias Merz.

He won the long distance at the 2008 World Orienteering Championships in Olomouc (before Anders Nordberg), and finished second in the sprint event after Andrey Khramov. He received a bronze medal in the relay event with the Swiss team, together with Baptiste Rollier and Matthias Merz.

He also had success in the European Orienteering Championships, receiving three silver medals.

2009

In the 2009 season, Hubmann, together with teammate Matthias Merz, became the first man to take World Championship medals in all four orienteering disciplines. He accomplished this feat by earning the silver medal in the middle distance at the World Championships in Miskolc, Hungary on 19 August 2009. He followed this up a day later by winning the bronze medal in the sprint distance. In addition Hubmann anchored Kristiansand OK's relay teams to victory in both Tiomila and Jukola.

World ranking

Hubmann was ranked no. 1 on the IOF (International Orienteering Federation) World Ranking per October 2006, and was also ranked no. 1 on the list at the end of the 2008 season (per 10 October 2008). for a brief period in 2015 he was ranked as #1 in both Sprint and Classic orienteering.

World Championship results

Year
Age Long Middle Sprint Relay Sprint
Relay
2004 21 9 9 N/A
2005 22 29 2 3 N/A
2006 23 6 2 4 N/A
2007 24 7 4 5 N/A
2008 25 1 4 2 3 N/A
2009 26 1 2 3 1 N/A
2010 27 7 3 7 3 N/A
2011 28 5 1 4 N/A
2012 29 injured: did not compete
2013 30 7 5 4 N/A
2014 31 2 11 2 2
2015 32 2 1 6 1
2016 33 3 3 3 2
2017 34 6 5 1 5
2018 35 4 2 1 2
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References
http://old.orientering.no/resultater/vmres.asp
http://orienteering.org/i3/index.php?/iof2006/results/foot_orienteering/world_cup/world_cup_2008
http://www.6prog.org/iof/wre_athl.asp?n3id=SUI246&how=F
http://www.6prog.org/iof_news/openstory.aspx?k=550
https://eventor.orienteering.org/Athletes/Details/10849
https://web.archive.org/web/20080106153404/http://www.6prog.org/iof/wre_athl.asp?n3id=SUI246&how=F
https://www.webcitation.org/5whDf0IWo?url=http://old.orientering.no/resultater/vmres.asp
Career World ranking World Championship results
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