Austria triumphed in the team competition at the FIS Junior World Ski Championships in Lahti (HS100). Silver medals went to Russians. The lowest step of podium was taken by Slovenians.
The Austrians were in the lead after the first round of the competition at the Salpausselka hill. The team consisting of Hannah Wiegele (91.5 m), Vanessa Moharitsch (87.5 m), Julia Muehlbacher (87 m) and Lisa Eder (94 m) was 19.1 points ahead of the second Russians and 41.4 points ahead of third Slovenes.
Team Japan took fourth place after first round. Poland was fifth, Germany sixth, Norway seventh and Italy eighth.
United States and Finland didn’t qualify to final round, despite the disqualification of Martina Ambrosi from Italy.
In the final, Team Austria sealed their victory. Hannah Wiegele (90.5 m), Vanessa Moharitsch (91 m), Julia Muehlbacher (89 m) and Lisa Eder (90.5 m) triumphed 54.9 points over the second Russians. The bronze medals went to Slovenians, with a loss of 65.6 points to the winners.
Japan and Germany were ranked just behind the podium. Poland was sixth, Norway seventh and Italy took the eight place.