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Trondheim: Prevc ahead of Kvandal and Pinkelnig

Mar 13, 2024·Ski Jumping
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The overall World Cup leader Nika Prevc from Slovenia won the FIS-Ski Jumping World Cup on the HS 138 meter large hill in Trondheim (NOR). Prevc came out on top in a high-class competition ahead of Eirin Maria Kvandal from Norway and Eva Pinkelnig from Austria.

Prevc was able to catch Kvandal, who was leading after the first round, in the final, Prevc's lead was 1.6 points in the end.
"I'm very happy with my performance today, I like the hill. Now I'm really looking forward to ski flying in Vikersund at the weekend," explained Prevc, who will be celebrating her 19th birthday in Vikersund on Friday.
With her victory, Prevc took a big step closer to winning the overall World Cup. The little sister of the three Prevc brothers leads with 194 points ahead of Eva Pinkelnig from Austria with three competitions still to go.
In the RAW AIR overall standings, Norway's Kvandal leads with 53.5 points ahead of Eva Pinkelnig and 83.7 points ahead of Nika Prevc.
In the daily ranking in Trondheim, Nika Kriznar, Alexandria Loutitt, Silje Opseth and Katharina Schmid took 4th - 7th place, Nozomi Maruyama finished in 8th place and Josephine Pagnier and Selina Freitag shared 9th place on equal points.

For the women ski jumpers, the highlight of the winter is now on the program with the ski flying in Vikersund. The two World Cups on the Monsterbakken in Vikersund will be the first time the women have ever held two Ski Flying World Cups. There were women's ski flying events last year, but these did not count towards the World Cup.

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