After Poland’s historic victory yesterday in the team competition, the athletes were fighting for the individual win today in Klingenthal (GER).
In front of a great audience the trial round started at 13:30 CET. Domen Prevc (SLO) was first in this round with a jump of 138.5 metres. The longest jump was 139.5 metres by Markus Eisenbichler, who ended on the second place because Prevc started one gate lower. The third place after the trial round went, like yesterday, to an athlete from Austria: Stefan Kraft jumped 138 metres. Fourth was Domen’s older brother Peter Prevc while the Olympic champion Kamil Stoch (POL) became fifth.
The first round of today’s individual competition started at 15:00 CET with a partly cloudy sky and fair conditions. The first shock moment for the audience occurred when Vojtech Stursa (CZE) showed a jump of 133.5 metres and fell after the landing. The paramedics had…
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