The Norwegian team starts the second World Cup weekend in Zakopane strong, but overall World Cup leader Granerud has to be satisfied with second place. The German starters jump behind on Friday.
With a jump of 137 meters, Robert Johansson secured victory in the qualification for the first of two individual competitions this weekend.
The Norwegian scored a total of 134 points on the “Wielka Krokiew” in Zakopane and thus prevailed against compatriot Halvor Egner Granerud, who came to 133 meters (127.6 pts). Third place went to Stefan Kraft from Austria with 130.5 meters (127 pts).
The German ski jumpers, however, disappointed in the preliminary round. Although all six DSV athletes have reached the minimum goal and qualified for the competition on Saturday, especially hopeful Markus Eisenbichler has calculated more after his third place in Klingenthal: After changing training performances, the three-time world champion did not come over the 39th with 121 meters . Place out.
However, things went better for Martin Hamann and Pius Paschke, who were the best German ski jumpers on that day with places 18 and 19 respectively. In addition, Karl Geiger (28th), Constantin Schmid (29th) and Severin Freund (35th) survived the qualification.
The trial run starts on Saturday at 3 p.m., before it starts at 4 p.m. (all live at skispringen.com) then about important World Cup points.
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