Three individual competitions took place in Sapporo, Japan, last weekend. Local hero Ryoyu Kobayashi made an impressive comeback.
Friday - Individual Jumping
Ryoyu Kobayashi returned to his top form in Friday's competition. The three-time Tournament winner, who had problems to find his old strength so far this season, won the Jumping on his home hill in Sapporo with a lead of 7.2 points ahead of overall World Cup leader Dawid Kubacki from Poland. Third place went to Halvor Egner Granerud from Norway.
Saturday - Individual Jumping
Stefan Kraft from Austria won the competition on Saturday. Halvor Egner Granerud was 5.6 points behind him. Again on the podium was Ryoyu Kobayashi who finished third.
Sunday - Individual Jumping
Also in the third competition in three days Ryoyu Kobayashi presented himself very strongly and won again, this time with a lead of 12 points. Halvor Egner Granerud finished second again and was able to gain some points on his rival for the overall World Cup, Dawid Kubacki, who finished only eleventh. For the first time in an individual competition this season Markus Eisenbichler was on the podium, who came back strongly with third place.go back
Only one week after the furious final of the 71st Four Hills Tournament the next World Cup weekend of the ski jumping season took place in Zakopane, Poland. Tour winner Granerud continued his winning streak.
Halvor Egner Granerud is crowned king of the 2022/23 Four Hills Tournament. The Norwegian wins the winter sports highlight with a lead of 33.0 points ahead of Dawid Kubacki from Poland and Anze Lanisek from Slovenia.