Anders Bardal (NOR)
Martin Koch (AUT), Anders Bardal (NOR), Thomas Morgenstern (AUT) (l-r)
Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT)

ANDERS BARDAL CLAIMS VICTORY IN ENGELBERG

17.12.2011
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Anders Bardal (NOR, Fischer) secured his second World Cup win in Engelberg. Martin Koch (AUT, Fischer) and Thomas Morgenstern (AUT, Fischer) likewise made the podium.
Bardal wins, Schlierenzauer tumbles
Anders Bardal secured victory at ski jumping World Cup in Engelberg (SUI). The Norwegian jumped 130,5 metres and 133 metres (best jump in final round) and relegated Martin Koch eight points behind ahead of his team mate Thomas Morgenstern. "The victory today means that my preparations in summer were very effective and that Alexander Stoeckl and the team are on the right way. My teammates are also showing very good jumps at the moment, so the atmosphere is quite positive right now. I know that the winner of the competition at Engelberg is always also a favorite for the 4-Hills-Tournament but at the moment I am just happy about my stable jumps and the good results", said Bardal. Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT, Fischer) who was in the lead after the first round tumbled in the final round due to too much snow in the landing zone. He seemed to be unhurt und finished eleventh.

Fischer-athletes dominate
Andreas Kofler (AUT, Fischer) was ranked fourth ahead of the best German jumper Severin Freund (GER, Fischer). Bardals team mate Tom Hilde (NOR, Fischer) finished sixth ahead of Roman Koudelka (CZE, Fischer) who tumbled last week in Harrachov. Jurij Tepes (SLO, Fischer), Simon Ammann (SUI, Fischer) and Denis Kornilov (RUS, Fischer) completed the top ten.
Individual HS137 Men, Engelberg (SUI):
1. Anders Bardal
NOR 133 133 266,2
2. Martin Koch
AUT 131.5 131.5 258,1
3. Thomas Morgenstern
AUT 129.5 129.5 257,4
4. Andreas Kofler
AUT 129.5 129.5 255,8
5. Severin Freund
GER 129 129 254,0
6. Tom Hilde
NOR 128 128 253,6
7. Roman Koudelka
CZE 126.5 126.5 251,7
8. Jurij Tepes
SLO 125.5 125.5 244,7
9. Simon Ammann
SUI 126 126 243,7
10. Denis Kornilov
RUS 123.5 123.5 243,3
11. Gregor Schlierenzauer
AUT 130 130 243,2
12. Kamil Stoch
POL 124.5 124.5 241,0
13. Robert Kranjec
SLO 119.5 119.5 239,3
14. Sebastian Colloredo
ITA 123 123 237,9
15. Lukas Hlava
CZE 121 121 234,7