Johannes Rydzek (GER)
Johannes Rydzek (GER)

JOHANNES RYDZEK (GER) CLAIMS VICTORY AT THE SUMMER GRAND PRIX OVERALL RANKING

03.09.2011
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Thanks to the victory in the final competition in Oberstdorf (GER) Johannes Rydzek (GER, Fischer skis and boots) claimed victory in this years Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix.
The 19-years old German was in third place after the jump. However he was able to win the competition after roller skiing with 7.3 seconds ahead of his team and brand mate Björn Kircheisen (GER, Fischer skis and boots).

With todays victory on home turf Rydzek won the overall ranking of the Summer Grand Prix already the second time in a row and thus was obviously contented: "It is incredible to win in front of thousands of people in your home town. It is owerwhelming." Later he added: "I'm very happy with my achievements this summer. I did not believe it at the beginning, because I had a great but stressful winter season. My dream goes on..."

Altogether three Fischer athletes succeeded on top of the overall ranking: Johannes Rydzek claimed victory with 390 points ahead of Björn Kircheisen with 280 points and Eric Frenzel (GER, Fischer) scoring 269 points.

Summer Grand Prix overall ranking Nordic Comined 2011
Summer Grand Prix Oberstdorf (GER) - Gundersen HS137/10km:
1. Johannes Rydzek
GER 26:32.5
2. Bjoern Kircheisen
GER 26:39.8
3. Jason Lamy Chappuis
FRA 27:01.6
4. Sebastien Lacroix
FRA 27:03.6
5. Christian Beetz
GER 27:06.8
6. Alessandro Pittin
ITA 27:18.5
7. Eric Frenzel
GER 27:39.6
8. Magnus Krog
NOR 27:45.3
9. Janne Ryynaenen
FIN 27:54.7
10. Christoph Bieler
AUT 27:56.0
11. Manuel Faisst
GER 27:58.1
12. Gasper Berlot
SLO 28:00.8
13. Mikko Kokslien
NOR 28:03.8
14. Fabian Riessle
GER 28:04.0
15. Bernhard Gruber
AUT 28:08.8