The 22-year-old Ryoyu Kobayashi has also won the second round of the Vierschanzentorunee. The top favorite for the overall victory came at the new year’s jumping in Garmisch-Partenkirchen against the German Markus eisenbichler, who was already in Oberstdorf, behind the Japanese Second. Third in the Pole Dawid Kubacki.
Already after the first round had indicated that on this day, Kobayashi and iron Bichler well for the victory would amount to. The German came with his jump on 138 metres, 129.3 points. Kobayashi came up with a Width of 136.5 meters, in the settlement, however, first, 0.2 points more than Eisenbichler.
As the second-best German Stephan Leyhe landed seven on the rank. David Siegel came to the split 17. Rank. Richard Freitag, who had shown a strong performance in the first jump, stand on end on the 24. Place.
The next serious setback Andreas wellinger, after a jump to 118,5 meters (of 100.9 points) 32. cashed in as already in Oberstdorf, the second round missed. Also Ex-world champion Severin friend failed than 41. with 119,0 m (87,9 points) again in the first round, this time even significantly.
A botched start of the year, the Austrian Stefan Kraft, who after a weak jump against the German Constantin Schmid 48. experienced out of the race. In Oberstdorf, the force was still in third and had aroused hopes that the first overall victory since 2015 (at the time: force) in his country.