Ski jumper Zajc third in Engelberg

Engelberg – Slovenian ski jumper Timi Zajc (282.6 points) finished third in a World Cup event in Engelberg, Switzerland, on Saturday. The winner was Germany’s Karl Geiger (287.4 points), followed by Japan’s Ryoyu Kobayashi (286.6 points). Slovenia’s Anže Lanišek (265.9 points) was eighth.

This is the first podium finish in an individual event for Zajc this winner. The Slovenian ski jumping team featuring Zajc, Cene Prevc, Peter Prevc, and Anže Lanišek finished third in the first World Cup team event this season in Wisla, Poland, on 4 December.

Another individual event is on in Engelberg on Sunday.