1974–75 Four Hills Tournament

At the 23rd edition of the annual Four Hills Tournament, Willi Pürstl became the first Austrian tour winner since Sepp Bradl, who won the inaugural tournament.

Karl Schnabl, who only placed 35th (170.5 pts) in Oberstdorf, became the third person within five years to win three out of four events and still fail to win the tournament.

Four Hills Tournament
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VenuesSchattenbergschanze, Bergiselschanze, Große Olympiaschanze, Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze
LocationWest Germany, Austria
Dates29 December 1974 (1974-12-29) – 6 January 1975 (1975-01-06)
Competitors86 from 17 nations
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 

Participating nations and athletesEdit

Nation Number of Athletes Athletes
  West Germany 5 Toni Angerer, Peter Dubb, Alfred Grosche, Sepp Schwinghammer, Rudi Tusch
  Austria 8 Reinhold Bachler, Edi Federer, Alois Lipburger, Hans Millonig, Alfred Pungg, Willi Pürstl, Karl Schnabl, Hans Wallner
  Canada 5 Richard Grady, Richard Graves, Paul Martin, Lyle Speers, Peter Wilson
  Czechoslovakia 6 Jindřich Balcar, Rudolf Höhnl, Karel Kodejška, Břetislav Novák, František Novák, Leoš Škoda
  East Germany 8 Dietmar Aschenbach, Hans-Georg Aschenbach, Jochen Danneberg, Henry Glaß, Dietrich Kampf, Rainer Schmidt, Eberhard Seifert, Heinz Wosipiwo
  Finland 4 Harri Blumen, Paavo Maunu, Esko Rautionaho, Jouko Törmänen, Kari Ylianttila
  France 4 Jacques Gaillard, Philippe Jacoberger, Gilbert Poirot, Michel Roche
  Hungary 2 Gyula Henyel, István Roman
  Italy 3 Marcello Bazana, Leo De Crignis, Lido Tomasi
  Japan 6 Kasuhiro Akimoto, Takao Itō, Koji Kakuta, Yūji Katsuro, Hideyuki Kuwabara, Manabu Ono
  Norway 6 Per Bergerud, Dag Fossum, Finn Halvorsen, Odd Hammernes, Johan Sætre, Kai Solbustad
  Poland 4 Stanisław Bobak, Wojciech Fortuna, Adam Krzysztofiak, Aleksander Stołowski
  Soviet Union 5 Dimitri Abramow, Aleksey Borovitin, Yury Kalinin, Alexei Petrow, Sergey Suslikov
  Sweden 3 Odd Brandsegg, Lennart Elimä, Christer Karlsson
   Switzerland 4 Ernst Egloff, Robert Mösching, Hans Schmid, Ernst von Grünigen
  United States 6 Gene Burmeister, Jim Denney, Tom Dargay, Terry Kern, Ron Steele, Greg Windsperger
  Yugoslavia 6 Janez Demšar, Branko Dolhar, Bogdan Norčič, Marian Prelovšek, Danilo Pudgar, Stane Rakar

ResultsEdit

OberstdorfEdit

  Schattenbergschanze, Oberstdorf
29 December 1974[1]

Rank Name Points
1   Willi Pürstl 217.4
2   Stanisław Bobak 210.9
3   Rainer Schmidt 210.6
4   Finn Halvorsen 203.0
5   Johan Sætre 200.9
6   Edi Federer 200.5
7   Yury Kalinin 199.3
8   Paavo Maunu 198.8
9   Heinz Wosipiwo 194.6
10   Hans Schmid 193.8

Garmisch-PartenkirchenEdit

  Große Olympiaschanze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
1 January 1975[2]

Rank Name Points
1   Karl Schnabl 226.2
2   Kari Ylianttila 226.0
3   Hans Millonig 222.2
4   Edi Federer 221.6
5   Willi Pürstl 220.7
6   Rainer Schmidt 220.3
7   Hans-Georg Aschenbach 220.1
8   Alois Lipburger 216.2
9   Sergey Suslikov 213.5
10   Jochen Danneberg 209.4

InnsbruckEdit

  Bergiselschanze, Innsbruck
3 January 1975[3]

Rank Name Points
1   Karl Schnabl 239.6
2   Edi Federer 233.3
3   Hans Wallner 231.3
4   Karel Kodejška 226.4
5   Willi Pürstl 226.0
6   Stanisław Bobak 225.3
7   Jochen Danneberg 224.8
8   Rudolf Höhnl 224.3
9   Reinhold Bachler 222.7
10   Dietrich Kampf 221.7

BischofshofenEdit

  Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze, Bischofshofen
6 January 1975[4]

Rank Name Points
1   Karl Schnabl 227.0
2   Karel Kodejška 224.6
3   Hans-Georg Aschenbach 221.1
4   Rudolf Höhnl 220.9
5   Edi Federer 218.8
6   Hans Millonig 215.7
7   Willi Pürstl 214.9
8   Jochen Danneberg 211.3
9   Dietrich Kampf 210.0
10   Eberhard Seifert 208.8

Final RankingEdit

Rank Name Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Points
1   Willi Pürstl 1st 5th 5th 7th 879.0
2   Edi Federer 6th 4th 2nd 5th 874.2
3   Karl Schnabl 35th 1st 1st 1st 863.3
4   Karel Kodejška 11th 14th 4th 2nd 853.2
5   Stanisław Bobak 2nd 18th 6th 22nd 839.4
6   Rainer Schmidt 3rd 6th 12th 30th 834.4
7   Rudolf Höhnl 24th 22nd 8th 4th 831.7
8   Jochen Danneberg 21st 10th 7th 8th 829.2
9   Yury Kalinin 7th 12th 19th 12th 821.8
10   Hans Wallner 17th 24th 3rd 20th 821.6

ReferencesEdit

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

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