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Athlete profile: Julia Jakob
NOTE! Athlete background is outdated, last updated 2015-07-30 11:57:36
Got her real breakthrough in spring 2014 with a bronze medal at the European Championships sprint in Portugal. Some weeks later Gross confirmed that she is one of the best sprinters in the world with another 3rd place at World Cup in Finland. Four diplomas in JWOC 2009-2011 - in all four disciplines - and won the JWOC 2009 relay with the Swiss team. Won the relay in the Swiss Championships in 2012 and 2015 with her sisters Lilly and Paula - and took 2nd place in Swiss Championships long distance in 2012.
World Ranking Middle/Long 881 (as of 18/4/2024)
Born placeRichterswil (SUI)
Born year1991
LivesZürich (SUI)

World Orienteering Championships (WOC)
1 gold medal

2018, Relay, Riga, Latvia

1 silver medal

2019, Relay, Ostfold, Norway

Best for each discipline:

Long: 8. place 2019, Ostfold, Norway
Middle: 12. place 2016, Stromstad, Sweden
Sprint: 9. place 2015, Inverness, Scotland
Relay: Gold 2018, Riga, Latvia

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Overall World Cup (WC Overall)
Best result 8. place:

WC Overall 2014

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European Orienteering Championships (EOC)
2 gold medals

2018, Relay, Tessin, Switzerland
2014, Relay, Palmela, Portugal

2 bronze medals

2018, Long, Tessin, Switzerland
2014, Sprint, Palmela, Portugal

Best for each discipline:

Long: Bronze 2018, Tessin, Switzerland
Middle: 12. place 2016, Jesenik, Czech Republic
Sprint: Bronze 2014, Palmela, Portugal
Relay: Gold last time 2018, Tessin, Switzerland

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World Cup (WC)
2. place: Once

2018, WC no. 10, Prague, CZE, Middle

3. place: 4 times

2019, WC no. 8, Guangzhou, CHN, Middle
2018, WC no. 3, Tessin, SUI, Long, EOC
2014, WC no. 9, Finland, Sprint
2014, WC no. 4, Palmela, POR, Sprint, EOC

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Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC)

Other international results

2011: Venla 2011, 26. place (4. leg, Out: 26. place, In: 26. place, Kongsberg OL)
2010: Venla 2010, 31. place (4. leg, Out: 30. place, In: 31. place, Kongsberg OL)

IOF World Ranking:
World Ranking position: Middle/Long 881 (as of 18/4/2024)
See also all IOF WRE results for Julia Jakob including updated WR position

Julia Jakob is found under the following names:
Julia Jakob (20 times) Julia Gross (232 times) .

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O-Festival mellom D21 O-Festival lang D21 O-Festival sprint D21 World Cup 2015 Munkedal W21 World Cup 2015 Lysekil W21 2015 World cup long W21 Swedish League #2 D21 Swedish League #1 D21 Map: Langdistanz-SM: Wenn Engeli und Tüfeli miteinander streiten World Cup long Women Silva League #4 - Sprint, Damer Map: Unglaublicher! Map: Trainingslager Portugal Map 5: Wintertraining Teil 2 - Gäng sövu Map 4: Wintertraining Teil 2 - Gäng sövu Map 3: Wintertraining Teil 2 - Gäng sövu Map 2: Wintertraining Teil 2 - Gäng sövu Map: Wintertraining Teil 2 - Gäng sövu Map: Dernieren für die Grossen und für mich eine Premiere Map: Bronze und zwei Kilo Trockenfrüchte Nordic Tour Stage 3 Semi-final 2 Women WC middle W WC sprint W Map: Testläufe in Weinfelden Nordic Tour Stage 3 Women Semifinal 3 NORT middle W NORT sprint W EOC Sprint distance Women Final