Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT)
Richard Freitag (GER)
Anders Bardal (NOR)

GREGOR SCHLIERENZAUER CLAIMS VICTORY IN ZAKOPANE

21.01.2012
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After yesterday's victory of Kamil Stoch (POL, Fischer) today Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT, Fischer) was the best jumper. He won the competition ahead of Richard Freitag (GER, Fischer) and Anders Bardal (NOR, Fischer).
Schlierenzauer - Freitag - Bardal
After a lot of bad luck during the last weeks Gregor Schlierenzauer celebrated victory in Zakopane on Saturday. The Austrian scored 131,5 and 132 metres and was 3,5 points ahead of Richard Freitag who jumped 131 metres twice. "A year ago Adam Malysz celebrated his 39th World Cup victory here in Zakopane. Now I celebrated my 39th victory here, just like my idol. The most important event for me this season was the 4-Hills-Tournament and now I look ahead", said Schlierenzauer. The German shortly missed his second World Cup victory again after beeing second yesterday. Anders Bardal made a podium again due to a 132 metres jump in the first round. Just as Bardal Andreas Kofler (AUT, Fischer) contended with the back winds in the final and dropped back in fourth. Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) jumped ahead from ten to five in the final after he realized a 131 metres-jump in the final round. Just as the German Kamil Stoch jumped ahead in the final and became best Polish again in finishing seventh after a 133,5 metres-jump. Eighth went to Simon Ammann (SUI, Fischer), Janne Happonen (FIN, Fischer) finished tenth.
Herren HS134, Zakopane (POL):
1. Gregor Schlierenzauer
AUT 132 132 300,3
2. Richard Freitag
GER 131 131 296,8
3. Anders Bardal
NOR 126 126 293,1
4. Andreas Kofler
AUT 126 126 290,5
5. Severin Freund
GER 131 131 281,9
6. Peter Prevc
SLO 127 127 281,2
7. Kamil Stoch
POL 133.5 133.5 280,6
8. Simon Ammann
SUI 130.5 130.5 278,8
9. Anssi Koivuranta
FIN 126.5 126.5 278,7
10. Janne Happonen
FIN 127 127 278,4
11. Thomas Morgenstern
AUT 125.5 125.5 275,9
12. Vegard Sklett
NOR 137 137 275,0
13. Kenneth Gangnes
NOR 126.5 126.5 271,0
14. Aleksander Zniszczol
POL 127 127 270,6
15. Roman Koudelka
CZE 126.5 126.5 268,6