The Slovenia Times

Ski Jumping World Cup finals in Planica

Mar 21 - Mar 24

Planica in the north-west of the country will host the world's best male and female ski jumpers for the annual World Cup finals between 21 and 24 March.

The events for men will get under way with the qualification rounds on Thursday, 21 March.

On the sam day in the evening the normal hill will host the final competition of women's jumpers under floodlights; Slovenia's Nika Prevc has already secured the overall World Cup victory,

The first individual competition for men will be held on Friday and the team competition on Saturday, 23 March.

Sunday will see the final individual competition in the flying events to mark the end of the Ski Jumping World Cup season.

As every year, massive fan attendance is expected to create the unique Planica atmosphere.

The events will provide the last opportunity to see Slovenia's ski jumping champion Peter Prevc compete before he ends his career. He has indicated he will make an attempt at another world record.