The 71st Four Hills Tournament came to an end with the final in Bischofshofen. Norway’s Halvor Egner Granerud, who had won two of three competitions (Oberstdorf and Garmisch-Partenkirchen) in the Tour before Bischofshofen, crowned himself the undisputed champion with an outstanding last competition.
71st Four Hills Tournament Facts:
– Halvor Egner Granerud won the Four Hills Tournament with the highest overall score ever – 1191.2 points.
– Halvor Egner Granerud is the ninth Norwegian to win the Four Hills Tournament after Olaf B. Bjørnstad (1953/54), Toralf Engan (1962/63), Torgeir Brandtzæg (1964/65), Bjørn Wirkola (1966/67, 1967/68, 1968/69), Ingolf Mork (1971/72), Espen Bredesen (1993/94), Sigurd Pettersen (2003/04) and Anders Jacobsen (2006/07).
– Halvor Egner Granerud won three out of four competitions.
– Halvor Egner Granerud showed the longest jump of the Four Hills Tournament with his second jump in Bischofshofen at 143.5 metres.
– Halvor Egner Granerud and Dawid Kubacki reached the podium in each of the four competitions. Anze Lanisek only missed the podium in Oberstdorf.
– Dawid Kubacki reached all three different podiums in the Four Hills Tournament (1st in 2019/20, 2nd in 2022/23, 3rd in 2020/21).
– Anze Lanisek achieved his first overall podium in the Four Hills Tournament. His best result so far was 16th in the 2021/22 season.
– In the overall ranking of the Four Hills Tournament, three Poles finished in the top 5 with Dawid Kubacki in second, Piotr Zyla in fourth and Kamil Stoch in fifth.
– For the first time since 2017, German athletes did not manage a podium finish in all four competitions.
– For the first time, two Estonian athletes (Artti Aigro and Kevin Maltsev) reached the second round in a Four Hills Tournament and a World Cup competition in Innsbruck.
– Two Austrian athletes (Michael Hayböck in Innsbruck and Stefan Kraft in Bischofshofen) took part in their 250th World Cup jumping event at this Four Hills Tournament.