the norwegian Halvor Egner Granerudwho had prevailed last Thursday in Oberstdorf, won the second test of the four springboardsin Garmisch-Partenkirchenagain in Germany, thus reinforcing his lead at the prestigious Christmas Nordic ski jumping tournament.
Granerud he won the traditional New Year test with two jumps of 140 and 142 meters that gave him a rating of 303.7 points, 6.4 more than the Slovenian Anze Lanisek -who jumped 140.5 and 137 meters- and with a 9.3 advantage over the Pole David Kubacki, who executed two attempts of 136 and 138 meters and a half; and he finished third this Sunday in Garmisch. the austrians Manuel Fettner and Jan Hörl finished fourth and fifth, respectively, a test that the Polish Peter Zyla finished sixth.
In the absence of the last two tests, those of Innsbruck -next Wednesday- and Bischofshofen -Three Kings Day-, both in Austria, Granerud26, leads the ‘Vierschanzentournee’ with 616.1 points, 26.8 more than Kubacki and with 40.1 compared to Zyla. Lanisek He is fourth in the tournament, 51.4 behind the Norwegian and with an advantage of 6.2 over the German Karl Geigerwhich occupies fifth place.
Granerud, who in Ruka (Finland) had shared victory with the Austrian Stefan Kraft, achieved his third victory of the season this Sunday and rose to third place overall in the World Cup, a competition for which the Cuatro Trampolines tests also score points . Granerud adds 616 points, 154 less than Kubackiwho leads the World Cup with 88 points of advantage over by Lanissecond in the fight for the Crystal Globe.