Ski Pricer Karl Geiger has celebrated his third season at the World Cup in Titisee-Neustadt. The 28-year-old Oberstdorfer sat down in the Black Forest in front of the Slovenian Audes Lanisek and his teammate Markus Eisenbichler (Siegsdorf). On top of that, Geiger returned the lead in the overall World Cup from the Japanese Ryoyu Kobayashi, which became fifth.
Geiger jumped to 132.0 and 141.0 m (288.3 points) in the Black Forest and sovereign Laniseek (283.1), which had still led after the first pass. Through his twelfth career success, Geiger moved with the former tour winner Dieter Thoma.
Eisenbichler (273.9) flew of five place in the final on the podium. Almost two weeks before the start of the Olympic Games in Beijing, the two best German Springer showed up in captivating form. Also, Stephan Leyhe (Willingen) convince with place. Geiger, Eisenbichler and Leyhe had already been nominated for Olympics.
In the fight for the last two Beijing tickets booked in the absence of the two-time Olympic champion Andreas Wellinger, who had been tested positive on Friday on Corona, probably Constantin Schmid (Oberaudorf) with place nine his Beijing trip. Team World Champion Severin Friend (Rastbuchl) awarded as 17. The last chance to fulfill the norm, the 33-year-old would have to be at least 15.
Pius Paschke (Kieferfelden) missed as 33. The second passage and thus has bad cards. The last starting places distributed national coach Stefan Horngacher on Saturday evening under Schmid, friend, Pashke and Wellinger.
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The Springs from the German “B team” of the National Group showed strongly. Justin Lisso (Schmiedefeld) brought the first points at his first second World Cup use as a great eleventh. The three-time world champion Richard Friday (AUE), who came to his first World Cup mission since January 1, 2021, occupied 21st place. Also Philipp Raimund (Oberstdorf / 27th) secured for the first time World Cup counter.