Jonty E-H in Year 11 has taken part in the Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering in the Lake District.
The festival included two long races, in which Jonty came 23rd out of 60, and a sprint in which he came 21st out of 59. He also represented Devon in a relay race, coming 7th on his leg.
The 3,000 runners included the international elite preparing for the World Orienteering Championships in Scotland this summer.
Recently, Jonty competed in the British Orienteering Championships, coming 9th in his age category.
Jonty said that the festival was: “A really valuable and enjoyable experience.” “I’d really encourage people to try the sport,” he added.
Jonty also arranged an orienteering event at Escot Park recently. For more information about other upcoming orienteering events and news in Devon, visit www.devonorienteering.co.uk.