Ski Jumping

14 February 2018 13:33
Maren Lundby is the second female Olympic Champion in Ski Jumping history
Maren Lundby is the second female Olympic Champion in Ski Jumping history -
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Two of four events have already been completed in Ski Jumping with Andreas Wellinger (GER) and Maren Lundby (NOR) claiming their first Olympic gold medals, and Lundby becoming the second Olympic Champion in the history of ladies’ Ski Jumping.

Thanks to Wellinger’s victory, Germany is the first nation to win all four Olympic ski jumping events.

 

Medallists

 

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Normal hill ladies

Maren Lundby (NOR)

Katharina Althaus (GER)

Sara Takanashi (JPN)

Normal hill men

Andreas Wellinger (GER)

Johann Andre Forfang (NOR)

Robert Johansson (NOR)

 

Biggest surprise

Bulgaria’s Vladimir Zografski jumped to rank 14 in the men’s competition, scoring one of his best career results. On the ladies’ side, 17-year-old young gun Nika Kriznar from Slovenia stunned everyone with a strong seventh-place in her first Olympic Winter Games.

 

Best social media post

Sochi 2014 Olympic Champion Carina Vogt (GER) congratulates her competitors.

 

Upcoming events

Sat, 17 Feb

Large Hill men

22:30 local time

14:30 CET

Mon, 19 Feb

Team competition men

21:30 local time

13:30 CET