Križnar wins bronze in women’s large hill at Nordic worlds

Oberstdorf – Slovenia’s Nika Križnar won the bronze medal in the women’s large hill competition at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Germany’s Oberstdorf on Wednesday in what is the fourth medal for Slovenian ski jumpers there.

Križnar, who already has silver in the women’s team event, scored 287.1 points from the two jumps, falling behind the gold-medallist Maren Lundby of Norway (296.6) and the silver-medallist Sara Takanashi of Japan (287,9).

Slovenia’s Ema Klinec, who won gold on the normal hill a week ago, was sixth with 273.3 points.

This is a fourth medal for Slovenian ski jumpers in Oberstdorf and a sixth medal overall, which puts Slovenia fourth overall in the nations’ medal count.