Lanišek starts Planica weekend with a 2nd place

Saturday in Planica had began with an individual competition, which the organizer canceled yesterday due to unfavorable windy conditions.



The competitors started the day without a trial round and performed only once. Stefan Kraft scored another victory in the World Cup with the longest jump of the day. Anže Lanišek secured the 2nd place to the delight of Slovenian fans and Piotr Žyla finished in the third place.

The competition also brought the final decision in the overall standings. With the new podium, Anže Lanišek overtook Dawid Kubacki and confirmed the third place in the overall standings.

Anže Lanišek: "I am happy that I did not get scared of first round and I started the day with a good jump. Perhaps my jump was not perfect but I am satisfied that I landed close to the last red line. "

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