For some ski jumpers, the season didn’t end with the World Cup finals, as national championships were held this weekend in Finland and France.
At the Finnish championships on the normal hill in Rovaniemi, the title went to Niko Kytosaho. The 22-year-old posted jumps of 97 m and 95.5 m and won with a total of 285.2 points.
The second place went to Eetu Nousiainen with 95 m and 96 m and 277.7 points, he was followed by nordic combined athlete Ilka Herola in third with jumps on 98 m and 96.5 m and 262.7 points.
Kasperi Valto, Arttu Pohjola, and Kalle Heikkinen came in fourth, fifth, and sixth.
Jenny Rautionaho was in a league of her own in the women’s competition, also on the HS 100 in Rovaniemi, with 86 m and 87 m and 210.1 points. The other two spots on the podium went to Minja Korhonen with 157.5 points (78 m and 74 m) and Susanna Forsstroem (70 m and 79 m; 152.0 points).
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