In Slovenia, the international competition break this weekend was used to carry out the national championships on the large hill in Planica.
In the men's event there, Timi Zajc took a clear win with his jumps of 142.5 m and 132 m and 280.7 points. With this performance, the 18-year-old came in clearly ahead of Anze Semenic, who scored 267.0 points with 137 m and 129.5 m. The third place went to Bor Pavlovcic with 128.5 m and 133.5 m and 250.4 points.
Youngster Zak Mogel finished fourth, followed by Anze Lanisek and Jernej Damjan.
Peter Prevc did not take part in this competition due to a virus infection, but he will be able to participate in the 4-Hills-Tournament.
The team competition was won by SSK Ljubno BTC 1, ahead of SK Triglav and SSK Ljubno BTC 2.
Ursa Bogataj won the ladies' competition with 127 m and 127.5 m and 234.0 points. The second and third place went to Ema Klinec (134 m and 131 m; 232.6 points) and Nika Kriznar (127.5 m and 127.5 m; 231.2 points).
Ema Klinec fell in the second round. A diagnosis of possible injuries shall follow on Monday after an MRI examination in Ljubljana.
Head coach Gorazd Bertoncelj named his team for the upcoming 4-Hills-Tournament after the championships. Timi Zajc, Peter Prevc, Domen Prevc, Jernej Damjan, Anze Semenic, and Bor Pavlovcic will get the chance to compete in this event.
Update: As already suspected, Ema Klinec sustained an ACL tear. This means that the 20-year-old, who is currently sixth in the overall World Cup, will be out for the rest of the season.