Klemetsen keeps on winning
Haavard Klemetsen continues to shine on the jumping hill. The Norwegian won today's Provisional Competition Round preceding the TRIPLE in Seefeld with an amazing jump of 105 metres (127,4 p.), by far the longest jump of the day. Local hero Bernhard Gruber followed on rank two with 100,5 metres and 119,7 points. Young German Tobias Haug who continues his role as a regular in the leader board claimed the third position by showing 99 metres (119,4 p.)
Behind the Top Three athletes, the Top Ten were quite closely together. Magnus Moan ranked tenth (100 m, 117,5 p.) and if the PCR would have to be used for tomorrow in case of bad weather conditions, this would only mean a time behind of 40 seconds. Up until rank 20, all athletes would be starting within one minute. Also entering the Top Ten were Austrians Willi Denifl (9.) and Christoph Bieler (4.), completing a good jumping result for local heroes.
As all athletes are entitled to start in tomorrow's TRIPLE Prologue, the PCR did not act as a qualification today. The PCR may be used one time this weekend, either tomorrow as it is or on Saturday and Sunday with the points of the Triple ranking calculated into the PCR results, taking only the Top 50 (Saturday) or Top 30 (Sunday) of the TRIPLE ranking into consideration.