Mother Nature hands Biegun
first ever World Cup win
Poland ski jumper Krzysztof Biegun didnТt mind the
weather affecting the competition in Klingenthal
as he claimed his maiden World Cup victory.
Eurosport - Krzysztof Biegun Poland
As all eyes were on Germany for the first
World Cup event of the season, the men's competition
was under threat from Mother Nature with high winds
and snow delaying the first round of jumps.
But the competition did eventually get underway
with 19-year-old Biegun doing the best in the tricky
conditions as he scored 135.8 points for his first-round
And this proved enough to take victory with the
final round postponed, meaning he started the 2013-14
World Cup campaign with a surprise win with Klingenthal
just his second individual World Cup event.
German teenager Andreas Wellinger also benefitted
from the early postponement as he finished second
with a score of 132.8, while Slovenian Jurij Tepes