The Latest: Wellinger withstands cold to win Olympic gold
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):
Andreas Wellinger withstood frigid temperatures and windy conditions to claim the gold medal in normal hill ski jumping.
High winds at the Alpensia Ski Jumping center during Saturday's first round resulted in a 30-minute delay of the final. The temperature was minus-11 Celsius (12 Fahrenheit) but it felt a lot colder with the wind chill.
The Latest: Wellinger tops Stoch in ski jump qualifying
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):
Andreas Wellinger will take his strong form into the final of the men's normal hill ski jump at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
The 22-year-old German, who already qualified because he was among the top 10-ranked jumpers on the normal hill going into the event, beat defending Olympic champion Kamil Stoch of Poland, who finished second in Thursday's qualifying.
Forfang gets ready for Olympics with ski jump win in Germany
WILLINGEN, Germany (AP) — Johann Andre Forfang of Norway defeated Kamil Stoch on Sunday to win his second World Cup ski jumping event.
Forfang soared 147.5 meters with his first effort and144.5 with his second to add to the victory he recorded in Titisee-Neustadt, Germany in 2016.
Stoch jumped 145.5 meters and 140.5 while Piotr Zyla of Poland was third with jumps of 142 and 138.5 meters, ahead of Norwegians Robert Johansson and Daniel Andre Tande, who won Saturday's competition.
Stoch wins 3rd straight 4 Hills Tour stop, Freitag crashes
INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Olympic ski jumping champion Kamil Stoch of Poland won his third straight World Cup event on Thursday to further strengthen his lead in the Four Hills Tournament.
Stoch's main rival for the title, overall World Cup leader Richard Freitag, injured his left hip in a crash after landing his first jump. The German, runner-up to Stoch at both previous stops, didn't start in the final round.
World Cup leader Freitag wins large hill ski jump event
ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) — World Cup leader Richard Freitag of Germany increased his lead in the overall standings by winning a ski jumping large hill event Sunday.
Freitag had leaps of 137.5 and 135 meters for a total of 286.4 points, 11.6 ahead of Olympic champion Kamil Stoch of Poland.
Stefan Kraft, the defending World Cup champion from Austria, was edged by 0.1 points into third despite jumping further than Stoch in the second round.
Tande takes 4 Hills Tour lead after 2nd straight win
INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Norwegian ski jumper Daniel Andre Tande overtook Olympic champion Kamil Stoch at the top of the Four Hills Tour standings after winning the shortened third stop on Wednesday.
Tande, who also won Sunday's event in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, soared 128.5 meters to lead the competition with 125.7 points when unfavorable weather conditions forced organizers to cancel the final round of jumping.
Tande wins 2nd leg of Four Hills Tour, Stoch takes lead
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Daniel Andre Tande beat Kamil Stoch of Poland to win the second leg of ski jumping's Four Hills Tour but couldn't prevent the double Olympic champion from claiming the tournament lead on Sunday.
The Norwegian soared 138 meters with his first jump and 142 with his second to win his first World Cup of the season with 289.2 points. Tande was 3.2 points ahead of Stoch, who jumped 135.5 and then 143 for the day's longest jump.
Stefan Kraft of Austria wins 1st leg of 65th 4-Hills Tour
OBERSTDORF, Germany (AP) — Stefan Kraft of Austria soared 139 meters in the first run and defended his lead in the second to win the opening leg of ski jumping's 65th Four Hills Tour on Friday.
The 23-year-old Kraft, the 2015 tour winner, produced the longest jump of the day and followed up with another of 134.5 meters to finish with a total of 308 points, ahead of Kamil Stoch of Poland on 305.2.