Ski jumper Nika Križnar second in Ramsau

Ramsau – Slovenian ski jumper Nika Križnar placed second in the opening World Cup event for women in Austria’s Ramsau on Friday, in what is her career best. Another Slovenian, Urša Bogataj, finished fourth.

With jumps of 91.5 and 94 metres and 245.1 points, Križnar, 20, was only outperformed by Austria’s Marita Kramer (94 and 96 metres and 253.6 points).

This is the fourth podium result for the young Slovenian athlete after three third spots. She was last third in February at the event in Slovenia’s Ljubno.

She proved to be in excellent form in all three jumps, including the qualifying one.