Twelve German have to jump for the kick-off of the 67. Four-hills-tournament in Oberstdorf (Sunday, 16.30 PM, TV: ZDF / Eurosport, live Ticker MIRROR ONLINE) qualified. From the DSV-Team, the 19-year-old Justin is excreted Lisso. The best performance in the qualifying of the Austrian Stefan Kraft showed a surprise. A Width of 138.5 meters earned him 153,1 points.

Favourite Ryoyu Kobayashi from Japan, who won the Jump in this season, four of the seven world Cup and the overall standings lead, jumped just as far as force was 0.2 points behind but with. The Pole Piotr Zyla (137,5 meters / 150,5 points) was third. Defending champion Kamil Stoch (130,0 meters / 144,4 points) ended up in eighth place.

David Siegel is happy about his successful jump

Directly in front of Stoch, the 22-year-old David Siegel provided a positive Surprise from the German point of view. With a strong jump on 138,0 meters (146,2 points) was sealed Athlete, Seventh, and thus the best DSV. Also Andreas Wellinger (10th place / 130,0 meters / 142,1 points), Richard Freitag (12 / 133,5 meters / 141,5 points), Constantin Schmid (14th place / 134,5 meters / 140,0 points) and Pius Paschke (course 15 / 135,0 meters / 139,0 points) made it into the Top 15.

Karl Geiger, the most powerful German Springer of the current season, after a jump in 124,0 meters (135,5 points) 23. Place. Just behind him Severin Freund ended up on rank 24 (131,0 meters, compared with 135.1 points). After two recovering from torn Cruciate ligaments which is a good result for the 30-Year-old.

The Pole Maciej Kot (108,5 metres / 104.6 points), the Japanese veteran Noriaki Kasai (118,0 metres to 114.7 points), as well as the strong Slovenian Domen Prevc (122,0 meters / 117,0 points) missed a surprising qualification. Just Prevc had been traded as a promising candidate for a good ranking in the overall standings.


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