Complete News World

Live broadcast: Four Hills Championship final in Bischofshofen –

Live broadcast: Four Hills Championship final in Bischofshofen –

He lives

Photo: Imago/Jeba

Grand Finale of the 72nd Four Hills Championship: Will Andreas Fellinger celebrate Germany's first overall win in 22 years in Bischofshofen? Or will Ryoyu Kobayashi fly to his personal trilogy? Live reports!

The Paul-Außerleitner-Schanze in Bischofshofen is traditionally the fourth and final venue of the Four Hills Championship. The finale to the biggest of the four ski jumping rounds promises plenty of excitement, as the battle for overall victory is still open.

» Event overview: Schedule and information about the Four Hills Championship final in Bischofshofen

After three of four events, Ryoyu Kobayashi is leading – so the Japanese has the best chance of celebrating his third overall win at the Four Hills Championship after 2018/19 and 2021/2022. But things are still close: Andreas Wellinger is just 4.8 points – the equivalent of just over two and a half meters – behind Kobayashi in second place.

“I'm no longer the chaser, but the hunter. I'm going to attack fully,” Willinger said after competing in Bergisel in Innsbruck, where he fell behind Kobayashi in fifth and had to hand over the overall lead to the Japanese.

» Overall World Cup 2023/2024 (Men): Overall standings for the current season at a glance

“I really like Bischoffshoven. I hope the conditions cooperate again, and then there will be nothing on the big two-and-a-half-metre hill,” says Ruhpoldinger, 28, optimistically. For Willinger, it feels like a home game: “I don’t With as many jumps as any other hill. I can be there within an hour from home; Even when I was a student, I often drove there from Berchtesgaden to train.

See also  Bologna - Tips, predictions and betting odds in Genoa

Other German ski jumpers have no chance in the fight for the top spots in the Tour's general classification – DSV's second-best ski jumper Philipp Raymond is only 11th. At least in the battle for the daily rankings, other athletes of national coach Stefan Horngacher also want to participate. In addition to Willinger and Raymond, Karl Geiger, Pius Paschke and Stefan Leahy are also starters for Bischofshofen.

» 2023/2024 World Cup calendar (men): all dates at a glance

After qualifying, Ryoyu Kobayashi became the front-runner for the overall win. When the Japanese won, Andreas Fellinger had to settle for ninth place, but he wants to go all-in at the end in his epiphany and secure Germany's first comprehensive victory in 22 years.

» 2023/2024 World Cup calendar (men): all dates at a glance

Will the duel between Andreas Wellinger and Ryuu Kobayashi continue – or will someone completely different end up in Bischofshofen? Answers will be available from 3pm with the trial and decision round starting at 4:30pm.

The training round begins at 3 pm, followed by the individual competition at 4:30 pm. In addition to the live blog here, at you also have the opportunity to do this To follow all the jumps in the FIS live stream.