Janne Ryynänen (FIN), Tino Edelmann (GER), Akito Watabe (JPN) (l-r)
Janne Ryynänen (FIN)

RYYNÄNEN AND WATABE CELEBRATE PODIUM RESULTS IN KUUSAMO

26.11.2011
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Janne Ryynanen (FIN) and Akito Watabe (JPN, both Fischer skis and boots) secured podium results in Nordic Combined World Cup in Kuusamo.They occupied position two and three behind the German Tino Edelmann.

Ryynänen and Watabe fast in skiing
Due to strong winds on the ski jump in Kuusamo no competitions were held today. The organizers took the results of  Friday's Pocket jump for today's competition. Finland’s Janne Ryynänen started in second position behind Tino Edelmann into the skiing track. The gap between them remained nearly constant from start to finish line. Japanese Akito Watabe who started in fifth place skied much faster. He caught up more than a minute on Edelmann and Ryynänen. Fourth place went to Alessandro Pittin (ITA, Fischer skis and boots) who showed an amazing performance ahead of the Norwegian Haavard Klemetsen (Fischer). Mario Stecher (AUT) finished 7th ahead of Francois Braud (FRA, both Fischer skis and boots).

Nordic Combined Gundersen LH Kuusamo (FIN):
1. Tino Edelmann
GER 00.27.37,30
2. Janne Ryynänen
FIN 00.27.45,30
3. Akito Watabe
JPN 00.27.49,50
4. Alessandro Pittin
ITA 00.28.02,00
5. Haavard Klemetsen
NOR 00.28.03,60
6. Magnus Krog
NOR 00.28.10,80
7. Mario Stecher
AUT 00.28.20,80
8. Francois Braud
FRA 00.28.28,00
9. Jason Lamy Chappuis
FRA 00.28.39,60
10. Maxime Laheurte
FRA 00.28.59,80
11. Magnus Moan
NOR 00.29.21,00
12. Bernhard Gruber
AUT 00.29.22,60
13. Wilhelm Denifl
AUT 00.29.47,00
14. Yoshito Watabe
JPN 00.29.58,00
15. Eric Frenzel
GER 00.29.58,30