Andreas Stjernen won Norwegian nationals
Andreas Stjernen

Andreas Stjernen won the Norwegian national championships on the large hill in his hometown Trondheim on Tuesday evening.

The 30-year-old was already in the lead after the first half of the competition with a jump of 138.5 m, he defended the lead with 133.5 m and in the final and 291.2 points.
Johann Andre Forfang finished second with jumps of 135.5 m and 134 m and 286.2 points.

The longest jumps in both rounds were shown by Robert Johansson. He jumped on 141 m twice, but fell in the first round and so he came in only third with 284.7 points despite the longest jumps of the day.

"I’m very happy and proud. The jumping was good, but I was also fortunate that Robert Johansson fell during his 1st jump", Andreas Stjernen said after the competition.

The two youngsters Halvor Egner Granerud and Robin Pedersen came in fourth and fifth, Daniel Andre Tande, who skipped the last World Cup in Val di Fiemme to train at home instead, was sixth.

In the Juniors competition, Thomas Aasen Markeng took a clear win with 142 m and 137 m and 304.3 points. The second and third place went to Sander Vossan Erikson (135 m and 130.5 m; 282.5 points) and Anders Ladehaug (128 m and 127.5 m; 264.5 points).

Full results
Full results Juniors