At the Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf, the DSV women can win additional medals in ski jumping.
A female jumper was removed from the squad on Monday.
The live ticker.
The Nordic World Ski Championships * will take place from February 23 to March 7 in Oberstdorf, Bavaria.
The DSV * athletes were able to win gold in mixed ski jumping, now the women can step up in the individual.
The women's ski jumping takes place on Wednesday, follow the competition from 5.15 p.m. in the live ticker.
Oberstdorf - The ski jumping women were already challenged on the first day of the Nordic World Ski Championships.
On the normal hill, however, the DSV starters could not show their best side, Katharina Althaus was the best German with tenth place.
In the women's team competition, too, the DSV jumpers only came in fifth.
Will it work with the podium at the last individual competition on Wednesday at the 137-meter-high Schattenbergschanze *?
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The athletes could draw some hope from the mixed competition, in which the DSV team won the only gold medal of the current World Cup to date.
With Anna Rupprecht and Katharina Althaus, two of the gold jumpers will also be there on Wednesday, so nothing should fail in terms of self-confidence.
The situation is different with the five-time ski jumping world champion Carina Vogt, who will no longer take part in the home World Cup.
National coach Andreas Bauer left the 28-year-old out of the nomination for the individual on the large hill and found clear words about the jumper, who tore a cruciate ligament in 2019.
“Her entire physique is simply not able to compete successfully in a single competition,” says Bauer.
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The trainer does not rule out a further intervention on the knee in order to "get the problems under control".
Vogt was already not in the squad for the team competition on the normal hill and complained about her condition after the decisive training on Monday.
“I have no access at all.
I'm a little sad.
Somehow it wasn't quite enough, ”said the police officer.
Katharina Althaus, Anna Rupprecht, Juliane Seyfarth and Luisa Görlich will compete in the individual competition on Wednesday for the DSV and hope for another podium placement.
The men presented in the singles with a silver medal.
On Thursday at 11 a.m., the combiners will also be fighting for World Cup gold, when the individual competition starts.
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