Kranjec Wins, Maze on the Podioum

17. 01. 2012

Kranjec Wins, Maze on the Podioum

Slovenia's Robert Kranjec won Sunday's World Cup ski jumping event on Austria's Kulm hill, landing at 206 metres to score 212.5 points.



Skier Tina Maze finished third in the women's alpine skiing World Cup super-g in Italy's Cortina d'Ampezzo. This is Maze's fifth podium place in eight races.The second place in Kulm went to Austria's Thomas Morgenstern (200.5m/206.8 points) and the third to Norway's Anders Bardal (205.5m/201.1 points).


The ski jumping event was originally scheduled for Saturday but was postponed to today due to poor weather conditions. Another will take place at 2 PM.Maze was 0.86 seconds behind the winner, Lindsey Vonn (1:26.16) of the US. This is Maze's fifth podium place in eight races. Slovenia's other competitor Maruša Ferk finished on the 25th place (+2.76), while Ilka Štuhec was eliminated.


Today's result puts Maze into second place in the overall World Cup standings. "I have had a successful and tough weekend. I did not do well in Cortina last year and I was fourth again on Saturday. A lot of things happened to me this weekend too...but I had to stay calm," Maze said after the race.


SOURCE: The Slovenia Times