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Erzar and Embacher are the new junior World-Champions

Feb 08, 2024·Ski Jumping
Photo: Bobo

Slovenia's Tina Erzar and Austria's Stephan Embacher have won the individual ski jumping titles at the Junior World Championships in Planica.
Erzar on Wednesday and Embacher on Thursday prevailed in high-class competitions on the HS 102 meter normal hill.

On Wednesday, Erzar from Slovenia clearly beat the World Cup-experienced Austrian Julia Muehlbacher and the newly crowned Youth Olympic Champion Taja Bodlaj from Slovenia.
Fourth to seventh place in the junior women's event went to Kurumi Ichinohe from Japan, Veronika Jencova from the Czech Republic, Sina Arnet from Switzerland and Alvine Holz from Germany.
This meant that six nations were represented in the top 7 of the junior women's event.

Official result women

On Thursday, Stephan Embacher was the top favorite to win the juniors.
The 18-year-old has already caused a sensation in his three World Cup starts to date, where he has twice finished 13th (Innsbruck and Zakopane).
The US American Erik Belshaw finished in second place behind Embacher after coming fourth in the first run. 
Third place in the juniors went to 18-year-old Adrian Tittel from Germany.

Official result men

The junior team competitions and the final mixed team competition on Sunday are still on the program in Planica.

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