This year's FIS Summer Grand Prix took place at a total of five venues. In the end, Vladimir Zografski secured the overall victory and made history: Never before has a Bulgarian jumper been at the top of the overall ranking at this level.
Courchevel (France), Szczyrk (Poland), Rasnov (Romania), Hinzenbach (Austria) and Klingenthal (Germany): These were the locations where two competitions each took place in the period from July 29th to October 7th 2023.
The historic overall victory was secured by Vladimir Zografski from Bulgaria, ahead of Gregor Deschwanden from Switzerland and Ren Nikaido from Japan.
1st Vladimir Zografski (Bulgaria) 604 points
2nd Gregor Deschwanden (Switzerland) 582 points
3rd Ren Nikaido (Japan) 315 points
The individual rankings of the respective venues:
The first stop of this year's Summer Grand Prix took place on the large hill of Courchevel. Individual jumping was on the program on both 29 and 30 July. The respective winners at the start of the day were Gregor Deschwanden and Vladimir Zografski.
1st Gregor Deschwanden (Switzerland) 283.3 points
2nd Vladimir Zografski (Bulgaria) 230.2 points
3rd Marco Wörgötter (Austria) 228.9 points
1st Vladimir Zografski (Bulgaria) 262.6 points
2nd Gregor Deschwanden (Switzerland) 246.2 points
3rd Marco Wörgötter (Austria) 246.0 points
For the first time in 12 years, Szczyrk in Poland returned to the FIS Grand Prix calendar. On the normal hill Vladimir Zografski won once again, who also set a new Grand Prix hill record with 106.5 metres. The winner of the second day was Piotr Zyla, who thus won in his home country.
1st Vladimir Zografski (Bulgaria) 257.3 points
2nd Aleksander Znisczol (Poland) 253.5 points
3rd Piotr Zyla (Poland) 252.9 points
1st Piotr Zyla (Poland) 143.7 points
2nd Vladimir Zografski (Bulgaria) 137.4 points
3rd Luca Roth (Germany) 137.0 points
Third venue and third victory for the Bulgarian Vladimir Zografski, who won the jumping event on September 24th . The day before, Switzerland's Gregor Deschwanden celebrated his second victory, winning ahead of Japan's Ren Nikaido and Turkey's Fatih Arda Ipcioglu. The latter thus ensured the first Turkish podium place for a ski jumper.
1st Gregor Deschwanden (Switzerland) 243.7 points
2nd Ren Nikaido (Japan) 240.5 points
3rd Fatih Arda Ipcioglu (Turkey) 237.9 points
1st Vladimir Zografski (Bulgaria) 252.0 points
2nd Gregor Deschwanden (Switzerland) 251.1 points
3rd Remo Imhof (Switzerland) 235.3 points
While the other venues also hosted the women's Summer Grand Prix, only the two men's competitions took place in Hinzenbach. The victories on September 30th and October 1st went to Germany's Andreas Wellinger and Switzerland's Gregor Deschwanden.
1st Andreas Wellinger (Germany) 262.9 points
2nd Stephan Leyhe (Germany) 257.9 points
3rd Daniel Tschofenig (Austria) 257.2 points
1st Gregor Deschwanden (Switzerland) 246.6 points
2nd Vladimir Zografski (Bulgaria) 244.7 points
3rd Daniel Tschofenig (Austria) 244.0 points
The conclusion of the Summer Grand Prix traditionally took place in Klingenthal.
The podium in the individual event consisted of the first-placed Austrian Manuel Fettner, the second-placed Pole Daniel Kubacki and Fettner's compatriot Daniel Tschofenig.
For Gregor Deschwanden and Vladimir Zografski it was also a duel for the overall victory. In the end, an eleventh place was enough for Zografski to defend his lead ahead of the Swiss, who finished seventh.
In the only mixed jumping of the summer one day later, the German quartet of Selina Freitag, Martin Haman, Katharina Schmid and Andreas Wellinger stood on top and won ahead of the jumpers from Japan and Austria.
1st Manuel Fettner (Austria) 282.4 points
2nd Daniel Kubacki (Poland) 278.7 points
3rd Tschofenig Daniel (Austria) 269.4 points
1st Selina Freitag, Martin Haman, Katharina Schmid, Andreas Wellinger (Germany) 976.2 points
2nd Sara Takanashi, Ren Nikaido, Yuki Ito and Ryoyu Kobayashi (Japan) 932 points
3. Sara Marita Kramer, Daniel Tschofenig, Jacqueline Seifriedsberger and Manuel Fettner (Austria) 923.1 points
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