Jacir was deprived of his fourth title in the Nikkei Championship, after winning it in 2017, 2018 and 2022. Mitrovalner finished in the top three for the first time. For Pinkelnig, who also won silver at the World Championships on natural hill and with the team last winter, this award at the Sports Media Austria members’ election is another milestone in her career after several setbacks due to injuries at her age. Of 35. The Vorarlberg native had already faced the end of her career several times after suffering a brain injury and later a ruptured spleen.
This year’s Austria team is the men’s national football team. ÖFB won with 761 points, with second place going to Formula 1 world champion team Red Bull Racing (683) ahead of synchronized swimming world champions Anna Maria and Irini Marina Alexandri (539).
This was the fifth victory for the red, white and red men’s team, having already been successful in 1978, when team elections were first held, and in 1979, 1997 and 2015. For the seventh time in a row, the cup went to the football team, after the women’s team won in 2017, and Red Bull Salzburg won five times, most recently. Ralf Rangnick’s selection in 2023 is unbeaten and on course to qualify for Euro 2024 in Germany.
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