Sophie Sorschag won the Saturday’s FIS Cup competition at the Średnia Krokiew (HS105) in Zakopane. The Austrian won thanks to jumps at 102 m and 104.5 m. The second place was taken by Taja Bodlaj, and the third by Lara Malsiner.
After the first round, Taja Bodlaj was in the lead. The Slovenian jumped 101.5 meters and was 0.2 points ahead of Sophie Sorschag (102 m) and 2.8 points ahead of Lara Malsiner (96.5 m). Jerneja Repinc Zupancic (93.5 m) was fourth and Maja Vtic (94.5 m) was fifth.
Sophie Sorschag flew away from the rivals in the final. The Austrian reached 104.5 meters and triumphed on the Średnia Krokiew with an advantage of 7.7 points over Taja Bodlaj (97.5 m). Lara Malsiner (95.5 m) stood on the lowest step of the podium. Slovenian Maja Vtic (98.5 m), Katra Komar (96.5 m) and Jerneja Repinc Zupancic (93 m) were ranked just behind her.
The lone leader of the FIS Cup overall standings is now Julia Muehlbacher (393 points), ahead of Sina Arnet (374 points) and Peng Qingyue (373 points).
The second competition in Zakopane is scheduled for Sunday. The competition starts at 10:15 CET.