GERMAN EAGLES DOMINATE TEAM EVENT IN LAHTI
German skijumpers Andreas Wank, Michael Neumayer, Severin Freund and Richard Freitag (all GER, Fischer) didn't offer the others a chance to win at long hill in Lahti. Runner-up went to team Norway ahead of Poland.
More than 40 points advantage
Very early everybody noticed that it would be very hard to beat the German team today: The team didn't make any mistake, was already after the first jump in the lead and increased their lead point by point. After both rounds Andreas Wank, Michael Neumayer, Severin Freund and Richard Freitag were 40.7 points ahead of team Norway along with Rune Velta (NOR, Fischer), Andreas Stjernen (NOR, Fischer), Anders Jacobsen (NOR)and Anders Bardal (NOR, Fischer). Shortly behind team POland consisting of Maciej Kot (POL, Fischer), Piotr Zyla (POL, Fischer), Krysztof Mietus (POL, Fischer) and Kamil Stoch (POL, Fischer) finished third followed by the World Champions from Austria along with Wolfgang Loitzl (AUT), Stefan Kraft (AUT, Fischer), Manuel Fettner (AUT) and Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT, Fischer), seven points behind Poland.