World Cup season finale in Planica
Friday - Individual Jumping
Ziga Jelar won his first career World Cup with jumps to 232 meters and 238 meters and led the Slovenians to an impressive team performance. The 24-year-old reached a total of 468.2 points in Planica on Friday afternoon and beat his teammate Peter Prevc who jumped to 226 meters and 237 meters. Qualifier Anze Lanisek finished third.
Saturday - Team Competition
The last team event of the winter was of course won by the Slovenian team. Ziga Jelar, Peter Prevc, Timi Zajc and Anze Lanisek more than lived up to their role as favorites and enchanted their home crowd. Second place went to the team from Norway and third to the equally strong Austrians. Germany jumped to 5th place behind Poland.
Sunday - Individual Jumping
The grand final of the 2021/22 ski jumping season was won by Norway's Marius Lindvik. The ski flying world champion scored a total of 455.1 points in Planica, Slovenia, beating Yukiya Sato from Japan. Third place went to Peter Prevc of Slovenia.
The overall World Cup was won by Japan's Ryoyu Kobayashi, who can look back on a magnificent season after winning the Four Hills Tournament, his Olympic victory and countless World Cup victories.
In addition to the magnificent performance setting, Severin Freund announced his retirement from professional sports on the sidelines of the grand final. We sincerely wish him all the best for the future!