World Cup jumping in Sapporo
Rank 15 for Deschwanden – power wins
After 10th place on Friday, Gregor Deschwanden finished 15th in the second of three World Cup competitions in Sapporo.
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Gregor Deschwanden can also be satisfied with the second competition in Sapporo.
The 31-year-old from Lucerne shows two solid performances with jumps of 127 and 125.5 m. Before Sapporo he had never been better than 20th this winter.
Deschwanden was the only Swiss to reach the final round of the top 30. Dominik Peter was 34th, this time Kilian Peier at least survived the qualification and was classified in 45th place.
Strength gains – Kubacki defends leadership
Stefan Kraft secures victory, for the second time this season and for the 27th time overall in the World Cup in an individual competition. The Austrian distances the Norwegian Four Hills Tournament winner Halvor Egner Granerud by 5.6 points. Third is the Japanese Ryoyu Kobayashi, Friday’s winner. The local improves by eight places in the second round.
Pole Dawid Kubacki defended his lead in the overall standings in fourth place. (SDA)