Ryoyu Kobayashi has won the four-hills-tournament. The Japanese have been fond of to Be made in the first three Jump in the Bishop first, and is the overall winner in the 67. Tour. Markus Eisenbichler fell back at the final jump in the lead after the first round in fifth place, but defended his second place in the overall standings.

With the victory at the Paul except Leitner hill managed to Kobayashi there is also a particular success: According to Sven Hannawald (2001/2002) and Kamil Stoch (2017/2018) he could as only the third Athlete, all four of the tour, Jump to win.

Kobayashi, who had been lying second after the first round on court four, winning in Bischofshofen ahead of Poland’s Dawid Kubacki and the Austrian Stefan Kraft. The best German Springer Stephan Leyhe was on rank four.

Kobayashi, Kazuyoshi Funaki (1997/1998), the second Japanese tour winner, finished first in the standings with 1098,0 points before eisenbichler (1035,1) and Leyhe (1014,1). The last German overall winner remains to Hanna woods 17 years ago, which at the time was also the last Triumph of a DSV-knight in Bischofshofen.

“Horny, Horny, Horny, Horny, Horny”

“Horny, Horny, Horny, Horny, Horny, no Shit. It is simply mega. I like to thank all of you who have supported me. I’m just super happy,” said Eisenbichler, after the Jump.

Markus Eisenbichler, Stephan Leyhe (from the left)

Leyhe, who jumped without a podium finish during the tour, surprisingly, on the third place of the overall standings, said to hofen his fourth place in Bishop: “Definitely the plan comes on the autograph card. It goes on smoothly. The reason we can celebrate after the season.”


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