Czech surfer Matura surprising winner of the Sappor race

SAPPORO – Czech Ski Jumping Representative Jan Matura (32) became a surprising winner of the World Cup (SP) 2012/2013 at the HS-134 Olympic yacht in Sappore, Japan.

The native of Český Krumlov has achieved the greatest success in his career as he enjoyed the first triumph of the event of this ranch. Matura, who led after the 1st round, measured 132 and 135 meters, giving the final mark 249.5 points. With a minimum distance of 0.7 point, Nob Tom Tom Hilde (248.8 pts) took second place and Slovenec Robert Kranjec finished third (244.4 pts). The Austrian Gregor Schlierenzauer, who, like some other top jumpers (Morgenstern, Ammann, Freitag, Wellinger), was left in the World Cup for the World Cup.

The winning Jan Matura won the World Cup’s 169th World Cup not only for the premiere but also for the first podium location. His best result so far was the 4th row two years ago (January 16, 2011) right in Sappore. The Czech ski jumper enjoyed SP from the primacy of the SP for the last seven years thanks to Jakub Jandu, who triumphed on New Year on January 1, 2006 in the German center Garmisch-Partenkirchen.Matura is the seventh Czech Republic’s winner in the World Cup.

At the head of the SP 2012/2013 classification, after 14 races, Austrian Gregor Schlierenzauer with 840 points, the second is 135 points of the Anders Bardal Crystal Defender from Norway, the third is Nemec Severin Freund (601 pts. ).

The second weekend races of individuals in Sappor will be held on Sunday January 20.

World Cup in Ski Jumping 2012/2013 – Sapporo (JP), Bridge HS-134 – Saturday results: 1. Jan Matura (Czech Republic) 249.5 points (132 m / 135 m), 2. Tom Hilde (Norway) 248.8 (136 m / 139 m), 3 Robert Kranjec (Slovenia) 244.4 (137 m / 130.5 m) 4. Anders Bardal (Norway) 242.3 (138 m / 130 m) 5. Dmitry Vasiliev (126.5 m / 131 m), 6.Daiki Ito (Japan) 235.4 (127 m / 135.5 m)

World Cup Rank 2012/2013 (after 14 of 28 individual races):
Gregor Schlierenzauer (Austria) 840 points, 2. Anders Bardal (Norway) 705, 3. Severin Freund (DE) 601, 4. Anders Jacobsen (Norway) 596, 5. Andreas Kofler , 6. Richard Freitag (DE) 418

Ranking of the Nations Cup 2012/2013 (after 17 of 35 races / so far 14 individual competitions, 2 male teams competitions and 1 competition of mixed teams / ):
1. Austria 2956 points, 2. Germany 2797, 3. Norway 2733, 4. Slovenia 1663, 5. Poland 1229, 6. Japan 863