VIKERSUND (VG) For the first time, women are competing on the world’s largest hill. Slovenian Emma Klinik (24) celebrated the longest women’s jump ever.
As the final jumper in the first round, the Slovenian finished with a distance of 226 metres. A new world record for women by a margin of four metres.
Klinec followed the record jump into the final round, landing 223.5 metres, winning the race and Raw Air overall.
Celje Obseth came second after the first round with a jump of 211 meters, and he also performed strongly in the last round. With 207 metres, the 23-year-old finished second in the historic race in Vikersund.
The previous record holder was Planica World Champion Alexandrina Lotit, who landed during her third and final practice jump on Saturday at a distance of 222 metres.
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That after a test round where Lundby was the best and set a new personal record and a Norwegian record with 216.5 metres. After landing, I quickly went through the press area to prepare for the first run.
– It was better than yesterday.
Fun with Pierce?
– Yes! Lundby grinned in front of the Norwegian journalists.
After a jump of 186 meters in the first heat, Lundby finished fifth. Even the Althaus and the podium there are 16.8 points.
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