Ski jumping: Geiger misses podium and build World Cup
World Cup leader Karl Geiger has just missed the podium in the Polish Willa, but in the yellow jersey to the first home game of the Olympic Sea season next weekend in Lilienthal. The 28-year-old Oberstdorfer came to fourth place after a strong catch-up hunt and continued to expand its leadership in the overall World Cup.
This is absolutely a good result, I am very satisfied, Geiger said, It was not a simple competition again. We are in a good mood and will attack in Lilienthal.
The surprise victory of the Austrian Jan Horn became the six-time world champion Markus Eisenbichler (Beiersdorf) fifth. Despite the strong German result, a stunning series tore: after cross-season element jumping, the German Ski Association (DSV) was not represented on the podium for the first time.
Geiger came with jumps at 117.0 and 123.0 m (251.3 points) still in Stockpile after he had seven at half-time. The podium lacked him converted one and a half meters. Horn (261.9 / 121.0 + 128.0) triumphed before the Norwegian Marius India (255.2) and Austria's World Champion Stefan Kraft (253.6). Eisenbichler (246,3) was not far behind.
In the overall World Cup, Geiger with 355 points is significantly before the Slovenian Andes Aniseed (272), which was 13. Eisenbichler (237) is third. In addition to the Japanese You Kobayashi infected with Corona, another rival was empty. The Norwegian World Cup defending champion Favor Tegnér Garnered, who was finally failed twice in the qualification in RKA, retired at 102.5 m as a 48th sang and tailless in the first passage.
Team World Champion Pius Paste (Kieferfelden) confirmed his strong achievements of the past days and flew in Ruka seven. Youngster Constantin Schmidt (Obrador) convinced with rank 14.
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Stephan Late (Willingen) missed as at 31st 111.5 m (104,1) for the first time since the comeback after his cruciate ligament op a second passage. Olympic champion Andreas Welling er (Upholding), who had not been nominated for team competition, as Schmidt had also been nominated as 37. 111.0 m (99.4) as well. Most recently, the German care find had shown ten in RKA and in eight form in the qualification of Willa still ascending form.