Facts & Figures about the World Cup in Oslo

08 March 2014 09:15
Facts & Figures - Oslo
Facts & Figures - Oslo -
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Bardal can win back-to-back WC events for the first time

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Anders Bardal (NOR) won his first individual World Cup event in Norway on Friday night with victory in his hometown of Trondheim.

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On Sunday, Bardal can become the sixth man to win in Trondheim and Oslo in the same season and the first since countryman Roar Ljøkelsøy did it in 2003/04.

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Bardal has won two World Cup events this season and can join Kamil Stoch (POL, 6) and Severin Freund (GER, 3) as the only men with three or more by winning again on Sunday.

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He can also equal his personal best of three wins in a season, set in 2011/12 when he won the World Cup overall title.

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Bardal can win back-to-back World Cup events for the first time in his career. He can be the first Norwegian to win back-to-back World Cup events since Anders Jacobsen won the first two hills of the 2012/13 Four Hills tournament.

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Bardal has finished in the top 15 in all 17 individual World Cup events he has contested this season.

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Bardal has one World Cup podium in Oslo – third in 2007. He has four other top 10 results, including coming seventh last year.

 

Ammann can win for the fourth time in Oslo

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Simon Ammann (SUI) has won three individual World Cup events in Oslo (2002, 2007 and 2010), equal with Lillehammer and Engelberg as his most successful venue.

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Ammann can become the 10th man to win four or more individual World Cup events at a single venue and the second to do it at Oslo after Adam Malysz (POL), who won five times in the Norwegian capital.

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Ammann has 14 individual World Cup podiums in Norway. With another on Sunday, he can equal his personal best of 15 podiums in one country (Germany).

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With another podium, Ammann (currently 73 podiums) would pass Jens Weißflog (GDR/GER) and move into outright sixth place on the all-time list for most individual World Cup podiums.

 

With 50 World Cup podiums, Kasai goes for another

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Noriaki Kasai (JPN) made the 50th individual World Cup podium of his career on Friday night, 22 years and one week after his first.

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Kasai can make his 51st podium on Sunday to equal Andreas Felder (AUT) in 11th place on the all-time list. His next target would be Martin Schmitt (GER), who made 52 individual World Cup podiums.

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Kasai has one career World Cup win in Oslo … last century. He won on the large hill in Oslo in March 1999, ahead of Schmitt and Kazuyoshu Funaki (JPN).

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Kasai can become the fifth man to win two or more times in Oslo, joining Malysz (5), Ammann (3), Ernst Vettori (AUT, 2) and Gregor Schlierenzaier (AUT, 2).