1965-66 Four Hills Tournament

At the 14th annual Four Hills Tournament, Veikko Kankkonen became the only second athlete to win the tournament more than once, after he already emerged victorious two years before.

Four Hills Tournament
Ski jumping pictogram.svg
VenuesSchattenbergschanze, Bergiselschanze, Große Olympiaschanze, Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze
LocationGermany, Austria
Dates30 December 1965 (1965-12-30) – 6 January 1966 (1966-01-06)
Competitors96 from 15 nations
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
← 1964-65
1966-67 →

Participating nations and athletesEdit

The national groups of Germany and Austria only competed at the two events in their respective countries.

Nation Number of Athletes Athletes
  Germany 10 (+5) Günther Göllner, Wolfgang Happle, Heini Ihle, Franz Keller, Helmut Kurz, Dieter Müller, Henrik Ohlmayr, Oswald Schinze, Georg Thoma, Helmut Wegscheider
National Group: Max Bolkart, Udo Pfeffer, Helmut Reicherts, Alfred Winkler, Hias Winkler
  Austria 7 (+8) Reinhold Bachler, Max Golser, Sepp Lichtenegger, Peter Müller, Baldur Preiml, Herbert Schiffner, Willi Schuster
National Group:Walter Bründlinger, Willi Egger, Fritz Gamweger, Johann Grander, Albert Haim, Waldemar Heigenhauser, Willi Köstinger, Helmut Voggenberger
  Czechoslovakia 4 Rudolf Höhnl, Josef Matouš, Dalibor Motejlek, Jiří Raška
  East Germany 7 Dieter Bockeloh, Bernd Karwofski, Peter Lesser, Karl-Heinz Munk, Dietmar Neuendorf, Horst Queck, Wolfgang Schüller
  Finland 7 Niilo Halonen, Seppo Hannula, Harri Jussilainen, Veikko Kankkonen, Paavo Lukkariniemi, Topi Mattila, Risto Tarkkila
  France 4 Maurice Arbez, Alain Macle, Jean-Marie Poirot, Gilbert Poirot
  Hungary 3 László Csávás, László Gellér, Mihály Gellér
  Italy 4 Giacomo Aimoni, Mario Ceccon, Bruno De Zordo, Nilo Zandanel
  Norway 4 Lars Grini, Hans Olav Sørensen, Erling Stranden, Bjørn Wirkola
  Poland 6 Józef Kochel, Józef Kocyan, Antoni Łaciak, Józef Przybyła, Andrzej Sztolf, Piotr Wala
  Soviet Union 4 Aleksandr Ivannikov, Juri Subarev, Mikhail Veretennikov, Koba Zakadze
  Sweden 6 Kurt Elimä, Sven Magnusson, Ulf Norberg, Mats Östman, Kjell Sjöberg, Rolf Strandberg
   Switzerland 6 Alois Kälin, Richard Pfiffner, Heribert Schmid, Urs Schönl, José Wirth, Sepp Zehnder
  United States 4 John Balfanz, Randy Garreton, Dave Hicks, Dave Norby
  Yugoslavia 7 Peter Eržen, Otto Giacomelli, Janez Jurman, Marian Koprivsek, Miro Oman, Marjan Pečar, Ludvik Zajc

ResultsEdit

OberstdorfEdit

  Schattenbergschanze, Oberstdorf
30 December 1965[1]

Rank Name Points
1   Veikko Kankkonen 213.8
2   Dieter Neuendorf 212.9
3   Paavo Lukkariniemi 205.1
4   Bjørn Wirkola 203.0
5   John Balfanz 201.5
6   Aleksandr Ivannikov 200.4
7   Dalibor Motejlek 200.0
8   Jan Matouš 198.4
9   Piotr Wala 197.7
10   Günther Göllner 194.5
  Jiří Raška 194.5

Garmisch-PartenkirchenEdit

  Große Olympiaschanze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
01 January 1966[2]

Rank Name Points
1   Paavo Lukkariniemi 215.3
2   Bjørn Wirkola 212.6
3   Veikko Kankkonen 210.1
4   Niilo Halonen 207.1
5   Günther Göllner 206.8
6   Dieter Neuendorf 206.2
7   Henrik Ohlmayr 205.1
8   Jan Matouš 204.4
9   Harri Jussilainen 203.7
10   Bernd Karwofski 203.6

InnsbruckEdit

  Bergiselschanze, Innsbruck
2 December 1966[3]

Rank Name Points
1   Dieter Neuendorf 226.1
2   Veikko Kankkonen 209.9
3   Günther Göllner 209.0
4   Jan Matouš 208.6
5   Paavo Lukkariniemi 208.3
6   Mikhail Veretennikov 204.9
7   Peter Lesser 203.7
8   Jani Mattila 203.2
9   Dave Hicks 202.1
10   Heini Ihle 201.9

BischofshofenEdit

  Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze, Bischofshofen
06 January 1966[4]

Rank Name Points
1   Veikko Kankkonen 235.7
2   Bjørn Wirkola 227.2
3   Dieter Neuendorf 221.3
4   Kurt Elimä 219.9
5   Jiří Raška 217.8
6   Peter Eržen 215.3
7   Hans Olav Sørensen 214.9
8   Seppo Hannula 214.8
9   Henrik Ohlmayr 213.7
10   Erling Stranden 212.2

Final RankingEdit

Rank Name Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Points
1   Veikko Kankkonen 1st 3rd 2nd 1st 869.5
2   Dieter Neuendorf 2nd 6th 1st 3rd 866.5
3   Bjørn Wirkola 4th 2nd 13th 2nd 843.0
4   Paavo Lukkariniemi 3rd 1st 5th 20th 828.7
5   Henrik Ohlmayr 16th 7th 17th 9th 806.8
6   Dalibor Motejlek 7th 16th 15th 14th 795.6
7   Hans Olav Sørensen 14th 18th 24th 7th 789.6
8   Jiří Raška 10th 19rd 34th 5th 787.1
9   Josef Matouš 8th 8th 4th 40th 786.4
10   Piotr Wala 9th 24th 20th 13th 782.2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oberstdorf (GER)". FIS.
  2. ^ "Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)". FIS.
  3. ^ "Innsbruck (AUT)". FIS.
  4. ^ "Bischofshofen (AUT)". FIS.

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