Severin Freund (GER)
Severin Freund (GER)
Anders Bardal (NOR), Severin Freund (GER), Peter Prevc (SLO) (l-r)
Severin Freund (GER) & Team
Anders Bardal (NOR)
Noriaki Kasai (JPN)
Kamil Stoch (POL)

SEVERIN FREUND IS THE NEW SKIFLYING WORLD CHAMPION

15.03.2014
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Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) celebrates skiflying World Championship title after just two of four rounds. The German dominated the first two jumps, today the follow-up of competition at Certová hora (devils hill) in Harrachov (CZE) wasn't possible due to strong gusts of wind. Silver went to Anders Bardal (NOR, Fischer).
Surprised by congratulations
Severin Freund had not expected winning that way: Listining to music he was still preparing for today's jumps which ought to start within 15 minutes after several hours of postponement. Only after the third congratulations the German realized that today's flights had been officially cancelled: "I believed devoutly that we are going to jump today because the conditions became better and better. I really, really wanted to compete today but yesterday I obviously was the best one and thus I secured victory now", Severin Freund smiled all over his face. The 25-year-old was 11.1 points ahead of silver medallist Anders Bardal after flights on 203.5 and 191.5 metres. Noriaki Kasai (JPN, Fischer) missed bronze medal by just one point, Kamil Stoch (POL, Fischer) was ranked fifth followed by Roman Koudelka (CZE, Fischer). Dmitry Vassiliev (RUS, Fischer) finished eighth and Maciej Kot (POL, Fischer) tenth.

Women's skijump in Falun also postponed
Women's skijump in Sweden's Falun was also postponed several times due to strong winds but in opposite to nordic combined's skijump this competition could proceed in the late afternoon. Behind again dominant Takanashi (JPN) her compatriot Yuki Ito (JPN, Fischer) realized another second spot. Julia Clair (FRA, Fischer) was ranked in a good fourth place followed by Carina Vogt (GER, Fischer) - the Olympic Champion dropped back in the final from three to five. Jessica Jerome (USA, Fischer) came in eighth ahead of Eva Logar (SLO, Fischer).  


HS205, Harrachov (CZE):
1. Severin Freund
GER 203.5 191.5 391.0
2. Anders Bardal
NOR 203.5 188.0 379.9
3. Peter Prevc
SLO 200.0 183.0 375.6
4. Noriaki Kasai
JPN 187.5 193.0 374.6
5. Kamil Stoch
POL 186.0 190.0 363.8
6. Roman Koudelka
CZE 185.5 197.0 362.6
7. Anders Fannemel
NOR 182.0 187.0 352.5
8. Dimitry Vassiliev
RUS 197.0 175.0 350.2
9. Thomas Diethart
AUT 183.0 184.0 349.0
10. Maciej Kot
POL 184.5 183.5 347.8
11. Stefan Kraft
AUT 184.0 182.5 343.6
12. Reruhi Shimizu
JPN 185.5 181.5 343.4
13. Andreas Wellinger
GER 179.0 178.0 337.1
14. Jan Matura
CZE 179.0 175.5 333.2
15. Jurij Tepes
SLO 172.5 174.0 331.4
HS100, Falun (SWE):
1. Sara Takanashi
JPN 90.5 91 228
2. Yuki Ito
JPN 84 89 218.3
3. Julia Kykkänen
FIN 86 87 207.4
4. Julia Clair
FRA 83.5 87 207.3
5. Carina Vogt
GER 88.5 84 205.4
6. Spela Rogelj
SLO 84 87.5 204.5
7. Katja Pozun
SLO 82 89 203
8. Jessica Jerome
USA 84.5 87 201.5
9. Eva Logar
SLO 86.5 86 200
10. Coline Mattel
FRA 83.5 85 199.2
11. Lea Lemare
FRA 83.5 87 198.4
12. Chiara Hölzl
AUT 81.5 87 198.2
13. Taylor Henrich
CAN 82.5 85.5 195.8
14. Line Jahr
NOR 86.5 82.5 195
15. Maren Lundby
NOR 80.5 85 193.1