COC-L: Irascho-Stolz wins again

On the second day of continental cup in Planica Daniela Iraschko-Stolz confirmed her good form with second win in two days, once again the best from home team was Jerneja Brecl.


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Forth competition of continental cup for ladies this season was as expected easily won by Austrian Daniela Iraschko-Stolz. Returnee jumped 94.5 and 96 meters and scored 224.0 points. Russian Aleksandra Barantchev came in second again, with jumps of 89 and 90 meters and a score of 202,0 points, while Jerneja Brecl, second after first round, finished in 3rd place with jumps of 91 and 87 meters and 201,0 points.

Daniela Iraschko-Stolz, 1st place

Because it is the COC and I was the favourite it was not all just about the win. Today the conditions for jumping were really hard. I tried to show better jumps than yesterday. If I want to show even more, I make mistakes, it is so close from good to bad jump. Than I have go one step back like in the first round today. Final jump was better again. And I don't like tail wind, but anyway I'm happy today. Now I'm going to Ljubno, it's like my home competition. There ara a lot of spectators and Spela's (Rogelj)  Fan Club is the best on the world. I love to be there, I love to compete there. Skijumping is really very popular in Ljubno. I hope I can surprise, it will be very special for me for coming back to World Cup competition again.
Aleksandra Barantceva, 2nd place
First jump was not very good, because of the tail wind. Second jump was much better, because the wind was helping me this time. That's why I can be satsfied after today's competition. I must say that it would be even better if there would be a wind compensation, but still, it's good result for me. I'm very confidend before next competitions.
Jerneja Brecl, 3rd place
My second jump today was really not good. I don't know why, I just now that it was my mistake already in the inrun. Now I'm looking forward to Ljubno where I want to get some world cup points.
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