Robert Kranjec injured

09 February 2014 09:08
Robert Kranjec
Robert Kranjec -

After his fall in the qualification on Saturday, Robert Kranjec will not take part in the competition on the normal hill at the Olympic Games in Sochi on Sunday evening.

The Slovene fell at the landing and twisted his knee. He was taken to the hospital were a sprained medial collateral ligament was diagnosed, there's also the possibility that the ligament is partly torn.

Robert Kranjec will now not jump for a couple of days and hopes to be fit again on time for the two competitions on the large hill (individual on Feb. 15th and Team on Feb. 17th).

After the withdrawal of the ski flying World Champion, only 49 athletes will be participating in the first ski jumping competition at this Winter Games.