Russia wins in Mixed Team in Ski Jumping

FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships ended today with Mixed Team Event in ski jumping.

Russia won the competition with team Anna Shpyneva, Mikhail Purtov, Lidiia Iakovleva and Maksim Sergeev. They jumped a total of 984.4 points.

– I really liked how we jumped today. Maybe we didn’t do it that well as we wished, but we still won and it was our goal today, Russians told.

Norway came second. The team consisting of Ingebjoerg Saglien Braaten, Fredrik Villumstad, Silje Opseth and Thomas Aasen Markeng jumped a total of 979.6 points, losing to Russia only by 4.8 points.

– I think it was a really great competition. My team made some good jumps on the hill. We are really satisfied, told Opseth.

The third was Germany with 964.8 points. The team included Agnes Reisch, Luca Roth, Selina Freitag and Constantin Schmid.

– Today’s race was not so great individually. But it was a nice week and I’m happy. I had a good flow and the jumps were good.

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