Several sporting highlights took place in Ruka, Finland, over the weekend!
The ski jumpers started their competitions on Saturday morning. After an exciting fight for every meter, the Slovenian Anze Lanisek was able to win with 312.8 points, just ahead of Stefan Kraft from Austria with 311.5 points. Third place went to Piotr Zyla from Poland.
Today, Sunday, there were two winners in ski jumping. Namely Stefan Kraft (AUT) and Halvor Egner Granerud (NOR) could take the lead with equal points, each with a total of 304.5 points. Third place went to Japan's Naoki Nakamura (294.9 points).
In cross-country skiing it already started on Friday with the classic sprint.
In the final, the Norwegian Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo was the winner with his usual strong dominance. Second was compatriot Even Northug, ahead of Paal Golberg, also from Norway.
Johannes Klaebo won all three competitions. Paal Golberg finished second in the 10km classic competition. Also today in the final pursuit race Paal could secure the second place.
Weiter geht es für die Langläufer bereits am kommenden Wochenende in Lillehammer, Norwegen.
The ski jumpers don't hit the road again until mid-December, when they head to Titisee Neustadt, Germany.
Images. K.Voigt photography