Starting order for the new competition format

23 July 2014 12:06
FIS Grand Prix 2014
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A new competition format, which shall be used for the ski flying competitions next winter, will be tested during the FIS Grand Prix 2014, starting this weekend in Wisla (POL). 

In this competition format the athletes will be seeded into four groups of 12 athletes (10 in ski flying) in the first round. The six best of each group will qualify for the final round. The overall score of all three rounds (qualification, first round, final round) will decisive for the result of the competition.

Details about the new format »

Information concerning the starting order of the first round

The numbers in the following table are the results of the qualification.

Number of bibs and starting order for the first compeition round:

Gruppe A: 01 - 12
Gruppe B: 13 - 24
Gruppe C: 25 - 36
Gruppe C: 37 - 48

The 45th of the qualification starts first (bib 1), followed by the other 11 athletes of Group A.  44th (bib 2), 37th (bib 3), 36th (bib 4), and so on.

Followed by Group B:
46th (bib 13), 43th (bib 14), 38th (bib 15), 35th (bib 16), and so on.

Followed by Group C:
47th (bib 25), and so on.

Followed by Group D:
48th (bib 37), and so on.

This means the winner of the qualification will be the last competitor in the first competition round - 1st (bib 48)

  Group A Group B Group C Group D
1 45 46 47 48
2 44 43 42 41
3 37 38 39 40
4 36 35 34 33
5 29 30 31 32
6 28 27 26 25
7 21 22 23 24
8 20 19 18 17
9 13 14 15 16
10 12 11 10 9
11 5 6 7 8
12 4 3 2 1

The result of the first round (including the points of the qualification) determines the starting order for the final round.