Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined crown 2017 Grand Prix champions

The ski jumpers held their final FIS Grand Prix competition on 3rd October 2017 in Klingenthal (GER) which saw Dawid Kubacki (POL) flying to victory and taking the overall title.

The 27-year-old World Champion in the team competition from Lahti 2017 was jumping in a league of his own as he took five victories in the five competitions he competed in and securing the title with a perfect 500 points ahead of Anze Lanisek (SLO, 353) and Junshiro Kobayashi (JPN, 332).

Local hero Andreas Wellinger and Johann Andre Forfang rounded out the podium in Klingenthal in second and third place respectively, much to the joy of the 4,300 spectators.

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Moan wins final competitions, Ilves takes Grand Prix title in Nordic Combined

In Nordic Combined, the finals were held from 30th September to 1st October in the new, state-of-the-art Nordic Centre in Planica (SLO), which celebrated its debut as Grand Prix Organiser.

Norwegian Magnus Moan came out victorious in both competitions with teammates Espen Andersen and Jan Schmid joining him on the podium on the first day, and young guns Jarl Magnus Riiber (NOR) and Martin Fritz (AUT) rounding out the podium on the second competition day.

The overall Grand Prix title went to Estonian Kristjan Ilves. While Austrian Mario Seidl collected most Grand Prix points with 340, Ilves (194 points) won the series in accordance with the rules that an athlete has to start in all Grand Prix events in order to be eligible for the overall title. Austrians Martin Fritz (152 points) and Lukas Greiderer (89 points) rounded out the overall standings in second and third place respectively.

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