Jumper Ryoyu Kobayashi is the 68th edition of the Vierschansentournee Sunday started off with a win. The Japanese title was, just like last year, the most powerful in the German Oberstdorf.
Kobayashi had jumps of 138 and 134 metres record and was a jurywaardering of the 305,1 points. This had to be the leader in the world cup, the competition is far behind him.
Last year I won the 23-year-old Kobayashi, all four of the games in the Vierschansentournee and it was the third jumper that will achieved it. He followed in the footsteps of the German Sven Hannawald in 2002, and the Pole Kamil Stoch (2018 and beyond).
Kobayashi dominated with thirteen wins in the world cup, but the CHAMPIONSHIP was not in the fourth. This season, he achieved so far with three victories in the world cup.
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Geiger and Kubacki, make a stage to complete
The German Karl Geiger, has remained the closest in the vicinity of Kobayashi. The runner up at the worlds on the big kicker came on the home field to the jumps of 135 and 134 meters, for which he was rewarded with a 295,9 points.
The stage in Vienna was topped off by the Pole, Dawid Kubacki. He leapt to his feet at 132, and 133 feet, which he 294,7 of the points earned. Two-time winner Stefan Kraft and had to settle for fourth place.
The Vierschansentournee continued Wednesday with the traditional nieuwjaarswedstrijd in the German Garmisch-enkirchen. The Saturday following the third race, but one, and Monday the 6th of January this year, the tournament was ended in the Austrian Bischofshofen.