The Slovenia Times

Timi Zajc wins Ski Flying World Cup event in Obersdorf


Oberstdorf - Timi Zajc won a Ski Flying World Cup event in Obersdorf, Germany, on Sunday, jumping 232 metres. This is the second victory in his career after Oberstdorf in 2019. Poland's Pjotr Žyla was second, and Stefan Kraft from Austria third. Slovenia's Žiga Jelar finished fourth.

This is the 71st Slovenian individual victory in ski jumping and the 19th in ski flying. Together with team victories, Slovenia boast 82 wins.

"I'm very happy about today's victory, my second at this flying hill. I can't wait for Planica now," Zajc said in reference to the upcoming weekend of Ski Jumping World Cup in Slovenia.

Zajc now shares first place with Kraft in the battle for the small crystal globe with 160 points overall.

Four other Slovenian ski jumpers were in the top twenty today, the best ranking being Peter Prevc in the 12th place.

Today's event was also marked by Domen Prevc, who set a new record of the flying hill with 242.5 metres in the test series.


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