At the start of this year's Raw Air through Norway Constantin Schmid shows the best jump in the qualification and is the first leader of the Raw Air. The Norwegians use their home advantage in team jumping and triump ahead Germany.
On Friday this year's Raw Air was opened with the first qualification. Constantin Schmid showed the second longest jump of the day with a jump on 130 m and was able to secure the day's victory ahead of the Austrian Michael Hayböck and the Slovenian Ziga Jelar. As the qualification jumps are also included in the overall standings during the 10-day tour through Norway, the 20-year-old German also secured the jersey of the Raw Air leader. The overall World Cup leader Stefan Kraft finished 6th. Karl Geiger, who is only just behind Kraft in the overall World Cup ranking, finished 13th.
One day later the team competition was on the agenda. The individual jumps at the team competition are also included in the Raw Air classification. The Norwegian team with Johann Andre Forfang, Robert Johansson, Daniel-Andre Tande and Marius Lindvik took the win with a total of 997. 4 points. Team Germany with Constantin Schmid, Pius Paschke, Stephan Leyhe and Karl Geiger finished second, ahead of Slovenia (Ziga Jelar, Timi Zajc, Anze Seminic and Peter Prevc). The Polish team finished in fourth place, narrowly missing the podium.
The Austrians also missed the podium and didn't get beyond a sixth place. Thus, Germany also takes the lead in the Nations Cup ahead of the Austrian team.
The individual jumping event planned for Sunday had to be cancelled due to bad weather conditions and will be head up for today at 5:15 pm CET in Lillehammer.go back
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