The World Cup in ski jumping continued on Saturday with the jumping in Rasnov. Karl Geiger and Constantin Schmid jumped onto the podium.
Rasnov - The Ski Jumping World Cup in Rasnov was also a success for the German ski jumpers on Saturday. A day after Karl Geiger's victory over Stephan Leyhe, two DSV eagles again jumped onto the podium.
Ski jumper Karl Geiger just missed the second World Cup victory in 24 hours. The 27-year-old from Allgäu finished second after jumps on 99.5 and 96 meters in the Romanian Rasnov on Saturday and only had to surrender the Austrian Stefan Kraft (103 and 97.5 meters). Ski jumping: the overall World Cup for men
In the permanent duel for the overall World Cup, Kraft expanded his pad again by 20 points, his lead over Geiger is now 118 points. Third day place went to German youngster Constantin Schmid, who made it onto the podium for the first time in a World Cup single. Ski jumping: the World Cup calendar for the 2019/2020 season
Ski jumping: Freund scores World Cup points again
The other German starters also made it into the second round. Stephan Leyhe (7th), three-time Seefeld world champion Markus Eisenbichler (14th) and Pius Paschke (21st) also received World Cup points. Severin Freund came back into the second round for the first time after a break of almost 14 months and finished 29th. The next weekend the ski jumpers in Lahti in Finland will be challenged.
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