On the weekend in Lathi the 1000th World Cup event was held in addition to the individual jumping and the team competition. Karl Geiger could prevail against Stefan Kraft and keeps the overall World Cup open.
Already on Friday, the qualification and the individual jumping, which was cancelled in Ruka, were made up for. The Austrian Stefan Kraft triumphed once again this season, ahead of the strong Karl Geiger and Daniel-Andre Tande from Norway.
The team competition on Saturday developed into a real thriller which the DSV Eagles narrowly won in the end. In the first run Constantin Schmid, Pius Paschke, Stephan Leyhe and Karl Geiger showed consistently strong jumps and led at half time. With 984.1 points the German team won in the end ahead of Slovenia (Cene Prevc, Timi Zajc, Peter Prevc and Anze Lanisek) with 981.8 points and Austria (Philipp Aschenwald, Stefan Huber, Michael Hayböck and Stefan Kraft) with 979.3 points.
On the third day of the Lahti Ski Games, qualifying had to be cancelled due to weather conditions and all athletes started in the first round. With a jump to 130. 0 meters Karl Geiger was able to prevail against the competition. The man from Oberstdorf thus also secured the victory in the 1000th race. World Cup Jumping. Two Austrians landed behind him at once. Overall World Cup leader Stefan Kraft secured a strong second place ahead of his teammate Michael Hayböck, who was happy about his first podium this season. Next stop for the team is the RawAir in Norway.go back
The 2019/2020 ski jumping season is history and we take advantage of this to look back once again at the biggest surprises, newcomers, most exciting competitions and most beautiful victories. Even though the season came to an abrupt end due to the current situation and the spread of the Corona Virus, this season also had a lot to offer in addition to one of the most exciting Four Hills Tournaments in years, there were several surprises and emotional victories.
Due to the current situation and in order to prevent further spread of the corona virus, the ski jumping season 2019/2020 was ended early yesterday. The Ski Flying World Championships 2021 in Planica will also be postponed until next year. Stefan Kraft thus wins the overall World Cup.