Sophie Sorschag won the Friday’s FIS Continental Cup competition in Notodden (HS98). The athlete from Austria showed jumps of 89.5 m and 91 m. The second place was taken by the German Luisa Goerlich, and the third was the Austrian Julia Muehlbacher.
In the first round, Sophie Sorschag, who jumped from a shortened inrun, achieved a distance of 89.5 meters. The Austrian was the leader with an advantage of 10.9 points over Luisa Goerlich (92.5 m) and 24.4 points over Julia Muehlbacher (87.5 m). The fourth was Josephin Laue (89 m), the fifth was Ksenia Kablukova (84.5 m) and the sixth was Annika Belshaw (85 m).
In the final, Sophie Sorschag started again with a shorter inrun. A jump on 91 meters allowed the Austrian to triumph with an advantage of 23.4 points over Luisa Goerlich (89.5 m). Julia Muehlbacher (88.5 m) was third. Josephin Laue (87 m), Annika Belshaw (87 m) and Michelle Goebel (86 m) finished just behind the podium.
In the FIS Continental Cup overall standings, Sophie Sorschag is leading (245 points) ahead of Mariia Iakovleva (188 points) and Diana Toropchenova tied with Jerneja Repinc Zupancic (180 points each).
The second competition in Notodden is scheduled for Saturday. The event will start at 10:45 CET.