Record-breaking day in Planica, Slovenia 5th in Team Event

The Norway team of Robert Johansson, Johann Andre Forfang, Anders Fannemel and Andreas Stjernen won Saturday's team event of the Ski Jumping World Cup season finale at Planica. Slovenia's ski-jumping team finished fifth. 



Germans had 2.1 point advantage ahead of Norwegians and 13.8 ahead of Slovenian eagles after the first series, but it was Norway who had the last laught.

The team featuring Anže Semenič, Domen Prevc, Jurij Tepeš and Peter Prevc earned a total of 1442.7 points (Anže Semenič 236.0/209, Domen Prevc 221,5/223,5, Jurij Tepeš 221,5/215,5, Peter Prevc 225,5/226,0).

Norwegians won in a dominant fashion leaving the second-placed Germany 49 points behind (1551.6/1502.6). Poland secured 1493.8 points and finished at third place.

We saw three hill records today. Norwegian Robert Johansson broke the hill record when he flew 250 meters in trial round. We saw two more records in the last round. First Stefan Kraft of Austria flew to 251 meters but wasn't record holder for long as Kamil Stoch of Poland landed at 251,5 meters just a few minutes later.

Robert Johansson, Norway:
"The day started with fantastic flight - 250 meters. Fantastic feelings, and I keeped it in next two flights to. My teammates also flight very good and that is the reason why we should be happy. Conditions were perfect, spectators were great. That was really one fantastic day in Planica."

Karl Geiger, Germany:
"I didn't expect to set my new personal best today. Fantastic feelings, fantastic emotions! Crazy! I really enjoyed in today's competition. Second place is a great result for us, we are very happy."

Piotr Zyla, Poland:
"It wasn't the best start of the day, but than it went better and better. Like conditions. We showed some fantastic flights, and at the end of the day we are more than happy. We win the Nations Cup! Hard work through the season paid off. We flight better and better and saved the best for the end - Kamil is the best ski jumper in the whole world!"

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