Karl Geiger and Markus eisenbichler will have their good jumping Form again, and in the race for the tour overall victory and a big competitor less. In the qualification for the new year of the four-hills-tournament jump Eisenbichler jumped 135,5 meters, and took third place. Oberstdorf's inaugural winner, Geiger ended up with 132 yards on rank five. The victory of the Slovenian Anze Lanisek won on Thursday in front of the previous season-high Flyer Halvor Egner Granerud of Norway.
His compatriot and favourite for the title Marius Lindvik was because of severe tooth pain, do not jump. The 22-Year-old, was in Oberstdorf, third-party, traveled to Innsbruck to see a doctor and falls for Jumping this Friday (14: 00 in F. A. Z.-liveticker for the four-hills-tournament, in the ARD and Eurosport). Opportunities on the Golden eagle for the tour Champion of last year's winner from Garmisch has-Partenkirchen and finished second Overall in 2019/20 in order. In addition, the issue of Corona was also in Garmisch greater than hoped for: A Russian Athlete was tested positive to the Virus.
"Our two Top athletes have shown solid jumps," said national coach, Stefan Horngacher. "We have not caught the best Wind, but the quality of the jumps was high." Geiger evaluated the sporty new year's eve: "I'm actually very happy with it. It was now not quite perfect, but this is a good sign.“
Next to him, and Eisenbichler, seven more German for the second act of the great air show around the turn of the year qualified. The still form weak Olympic champion Andreas Wellinger, Luca Roth and Kilian Märkl not be allowed to participate in one of the 25 K. o.-duels of the first Competition passage.Updated Date: 01 January 2021, 03:19