Andreas Kofler, who already presented himself in
a very good shape at the last two events of the
FIS Grand Prix in Hinzenbach (winner of the qualification)
and Klingenthal (second place), took the win on
In the competition on the normal hill in Stams on
Saturday the Tyrolean was fourth after the first
round with 111 m and took the win with 110 m and
the best performance in the final round (248.8 points).
It was the first time the 29-year-old won a national
"I'm very happy now, it took a while. When
it comes to results, it can't get any better, but
I had some problems with my technique today. But
I'm happy that my level is so high at the moment
that it's still enough to win. This gives me additional
motivation", Kofler said after the competition.
With 114 m and 101 m (238.0 points) the second place
went to Michael Hayboeck, closely followed by Manuel
Fettner as third (112 m and 103.5 m; 236.4 points).
After the first round Gregor Schlierenzauer lead
ahead of Hayboeck and Fettner with 115.5 m, but
with only 95.5 m in the final he came in only fifth.
A day later, Andreas Kofler was also the best on
the Bergisel in Innsbruck with jumps on 123.5 m
and 129.5 m (254.9 points). This time he won ahead
of Gregor Schlierenzauer, who came in second with
123 m and 130 m (250.9 points). Michael Hayboeck
showed the best jump in the final round and with
243.6 points (118 m and 129 m) he was third and
achieved his second podium result this weekend.
"That's sensational, I had two great competition.
I'm definitely proud now. Being double national
champion is awesome and I'm extremely happy about
it. I didn't think that I would win both titles
but it's definitely a great end to the summer",
Andreas Kofler said about his perfect weekend.
Successful comeback for Iraschko
In her first competition after a serious knee injury,
Daniela Iraschko won the women's title with 108.5
m and 111 m (235.0 points). Jacqueline Seifriedsberger
was second with 224.3 points (103.5 m and 105 m),
clearly ahead of Elisabeth Raudaschl (85 m and 79
m; 133.2 points).
"I don't know exactly, but I think it's my
tenth title. But after the injury it's a very special
one. When I do more jumps I still feel some pain.
It will still take a while, but I'm on the right
path", told Iraschko.
Top 10 Austrian Championships, Stams HS 115;
October 5, 2013
Rank Name Distance Points
1. Kofler, Andreas 111 m - 110 m 248.8
2. Hayboeck, Michael 114 m - 101 m 238.0
3. Fettner, Manuel 112 m - 103.5 m 236.4
4. Loitzl, Wolfgang 109 m - 102 m 232.3
5. Schlierenzauer, Gregor 115.5 m - 95.5 m 230.8
6. Wohlgenannt, Ulrich 107 m - 102.5 m 224.6
7. Kraft, Stefan 105 m - 99 m 215.7
8. Diethart, Thomas 108.5 m - 95.5 m 214.7
9. Schiffner, Markus 103 m - 101.5 m 213.1
10. Eggenhofer, Markus 97 m - 105.5 m 209.5
Top 10 Austrian Championships, Innsbruck HS 130;
October 6, 2013
Rank Name Distance Points
1. Kofler, Andreas 123.5 m - 129.5 m 254.9
2. Schlierenzauer, Gregor 123 m - 130 m 250.9
3. Hayboeck, Michael 118 m - 129 m 243.6
4. Fettner, Manuel 118.5 m - 131.5 m 241.0
5. Stauder, Christoph 122.5 m - 120.5 m 230.9
6. Loitzl, Wolfgang 116 m - 123 m 229.7
7. Koch, Martin 117 m - 121 m 221.9
8. Kraft, Stefan 117 m - 118.5 m 217.9
9. Diethart, Thomas 114 m - 121.5 m 215.9
10. Eggenhofer, Markus 114 m - 118.5 m 208.5