l-r: Reruhi Shimizu (JPN), Andreas Wank (GER), Lukas Hlava (CZE)

ANDREAS WANK CLAIMS FIRST VICTORY AT THE SUMMER GRAND PRIX

19.08.2012
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Andreas Wank (GER, Fischer) took his first ever victory at the Summer Grand Prix ahead of Reruhi Shimizu (JPN, Fischer). Lukas Hlava (CZE, Fischer) completed the pure Fischer podium in third place.
Andreas Wank was in second position after the first round and claimed victory after the best jump in the second round. "I was waiting for my home Grand Prix in Hinterzarten," explained the overwhelmed winner "and I am really happy that I was able to take my first victory."

Second place was ensured by Reruhi Shimizu. The winner from Courchevel was in the lead after the first round, but was satisfied by taking second place anyway. Lukas Hlava in third place was likewise able to celebrate a premiere after making the podium at the Summer Grand Prix the first time ever in his career.

Place four and five went to Tom Hilde (NOR, Fischer) and Yuta Watase (JPN, Fischer). With Piotr Zyla (POL, Fischer), Roman Koudelka (CZE, Fischer), Sebastian Colloredo (ITA, Fischer) and Richard Freitag (GER, Fischer) in seventh to tenth place a further four Fischer eagles made the top ten.
Men HS108, Hinterzarten (GER):
1. Andreas Wank
GER 100.5 104.5 254.7
2. Reruhi Shimizu
JPN 101.5 105.5 249.7
3. Lukas Hlava
CZE 99.0 102.5 247.8
4. Tom Hilde
NOR 96.5 102.5 246.1
5. Yuta Watase
JPN 95.5 104.5 244.5
6. Dawid Kubacki
POL 98.5 103.5 244.1
7. Piotr Zyla
POL 98.5 103.5 240.7
8. Roman Koudelka
CZE 95.5 102.0 234.4
9. Sebastian Colloredo
ITA 95.0 100.5 231.9
10. Richard Freitag
GER 97.5 95.0 231.4