Ski jumping: Kobayashi brings gold

Ski Prix Karl Geiger has clearly missed a medal from the normal hill at the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. 24 hours after silver for Katharina Althaus, the 28-year-old World Cup leader had to sit down on Sunday with rank 15. Best German at the Olympic victory of the Japanese Ryoyu Kobayashi was Constantin Schmid in Elf place.

Quadruple Tournament Winners Kobayashi prevailed in difficult wind conditions in front of the Austrian Manuel Fettner and the Poland Dawid Kubacki. Stephan Leyhe arrived in place 24, the six-time world champion Markus Iron Bichler missed as the 31st of the second passage of the best 30.

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Geiger has to continue waiting for his first Olympic single medal, 2018 in Pyeongchang he had brought with the team silver. Andreas Wellinger, who had triumphed on the small ski jump four years ago, had not been nominated for Beijing.