Thomas Morgenstern (AUT)
Pavel Karelin (RUS)
Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT)

THOMAS MORGENSTERN (AUT) CLAIMS VICTORY AT THE SUMMER GRAND PRIX KICK-OFF

17.07.2011
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Thomas Morgenstern (AUT, Fischer) claimed victory at todays Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix kick-off in Wisla (POL) ahead of his brand mates Pavel Karlin (RUS, Fischer) and Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT, Fischer).
Thomas Morgenstern (AUT, Fischer) claimed victory at todays Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix kick-off in Wisla (POL) ahead of his brand mates Pavel Karlin (RUS, Fischer) and Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT, Fischer).

The 10l11 Overall World Cup winner was in eighth position after the first round and a jump of 119.5 meters. Thanks to the best jump in the final he finally took the victory with 1.4 points ahead. "It was very difficult because of the wind, but of course it’s very nice to start the summer season with a victory,” said the winner happy.

With jumps of 128,5 and 129,5 meters Pavel Karelin ensured second place. The 21-year old self-confident after the competition: "I don’t worry about the competitions or the pressure, I just make my jumps.”

Gregor Schlierenzauer completed the Fischer trio on the podium with jumps of 121.5 and 129 Meter. "I’m satisfied with my jumps and I’m looking forward to the next competition,” said the contented third-placed.
 
Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) missed the podium just about the margin of 0.2 points and finished in fourth ahead of further eight Fischer eagles with Tom Hilde (NOR, Fischer), Taku Takeuchi (JPN, Fischer), Robert Kranjec (SLO, Fischer), Richard Freitag (GER, Fischer), Kamil Stoch (POL, Fischer), Fumihisa Yumoto (JPN, Fischer), Michael Hayboeck (AUT, Fischer) and Maciej Kot (POL, Fischer).
Sommer Grand Prix Wisla (POL):
1. Thomas Morgenstern
AUT 119.5 129.0 236.7
2. Pavel Karelin
RUS 128.5 129.5 235.3
3. Gregor Schlierenzauer
AUT 121.5 129.0 231.4
4. Severin Freund
GER 128.0 128.5 231.2
5. Tom Hilde
NOR 128.0 128.0 226.0
6. Taku Takeuchi
JPN 121.0 126.5 224.2
7. Robert Kranjec
SLO 132.0 122.5 222.8
8. Richard Freitag
GER 121.5 124.0 222.7
9. Kamil Stoch
POL 124.5 125.5 216.8
10. Fumihisa Yumoto
JPN 122.0 119.0 207.2
11. Michael Hayboeck
AUT 120.0 121.5 204.4
12. Maciej Kot
POL 119.0 120.0 202.2
13. Johan Remen Evensen
NOR 118.5 117.5 202.1
14. Lukas Hlava
CZE 120.0 119.0 201.7
15. Krzysztof Mietus
POL 121.0 118.0 196.8