The German Karl Geiger and the Austrian Stefan Kraft wins ski jumping World Cup events held in Rasnov, Romania.
The FIS ski jumping World Cup took place between 20 and 22 February 2020 in the small Romanian town Rasnov. The Transilvanian town has already held World Cup ski jumping events for women, but never for best men ski jumpers.
The first event took place on Friday, after Thursda`s qualifications. A heavy snowfall stopped the second round to start on the right time. Finally, the athletes could perform for the second jump, but the weather was not the best for high performance.
The German Karl Geiger won and got the 100 points. His teammate Stefan Leyhe was the second and the Austrian Stefan Kraft finished the third.
Kraft has still kept the first position at overall podium, followed by Karl Geiger.
The competition gone one on Saturday. The weather was much better than the previous day.
Stefan Kraft had the best jumps after both rounds. The German Leyhe, who got the second position on Friday, didn`t manage the get a new podium. His very young teammate, Constantin Schmid, had two of best jumps in the competition. He got the third place after the both jumps.
Kraft finished the first and the German Karl Geiger was the second.
With this victory, the Austrian put 118 ahead Geiger, followed by the Polish David Kubacki.
The young Constantin Schmid got today his first podium in men`s World Cup.
The Japan Ryoyu Kobayashi missed this event and lost the third place at the overall podium. He will be back soon and will fight for new wins.
Men`s ski jumping World Cup will go on in Lahti, Finland, next weekend. Besides two events at individual, the event will also have a team competition.