• Kristjan Ilves overjoyed with home victory in Otepää

    COC: Kristjan Ilves makes it a home victory in Otepää

    It was 0.8 seconds which gave local hero Kristjan Ilves the victory in his home venue of Otepää. The return of the Continental Cup series to Estonia saw an exciting first competition in which Ilves narrowly beat out Germany’s David Welde for the victory - to the delight of the present spectators. Norwegian Espen Bjørnstad claimed rank three by finishing 12.1 seconds behind the winner.

  • Chaux-Neuve, Ind. Gundersen I 2016/17

    Rydzek on top, Frenzel unlucky in Chaux-Neuve

    Johannes Rydzek has effectively ended Eric Frenzel’s winning streak in the Nordic Combined World Cup. Rydzek took the win with an advantage of 2.8 seconds on teammate Fabian Rießle at the finish line. Japanese Akito Watabe claimed rank three (+5.7). Eric Frenzel ended up on the fourth position after his pole broke in a racing manoeuvre with Johannes Rydzek on the last lap.