FIS Ski Flying World Championships 1972

The FIS Ski Flying World Ski Championships 1972, the first ever ski flying world championships took place on 25 March 1972 in Planica, Yugoslavia. A total of 110,000 people has gathered in three days.

FIS Ski Flying World Championships 1972
Yugoslavia stamp - Planica 1972.jpg
VenueVelikanka bratov Gorišek K165
Date25 March 1972
Competitors48 from 14 nations
Winning score427.5
Medalists
gold medal     Switzerland
silver medal    East Germany
bronze medal    Czechoslovakia
1973 →

ScheduleEdit

Date Event Rounds Longest jump of the day Visitors
22 March 1972   Hill test 2 canceled due to warm weather
24 March 1972   Official training 3 162 metres (531 ft) by Juhani Ruotsalainen 20,000
25 March 1972   Competition, Day 1 3 158 metres (518 ft) by Walter Steiner 40,000
26 March 1972   Competition, Day 2 1 153 metres (502 ft) by Jochen Danneberg (V) 50,000

CompetitionEdit

On 22 March 1972 hill test was originally scheduled, but hill wasn't ready yet to be used due to warm weather and was canceled. A few training jumps were performed at neighbour Bloudkova velikanka.[1]

On 24 March 1972 first ever ski flying world championships was officially opened with official training infront of 20,000 visitors. Three rounds were on schedule; trial round and two rounds for official training which would be valid as official championships final results if jumping would be impossible due to unpredicted weather conditions over the weekend competition day.[2][3]

On 25 March 1972 first day of competition was in progress infront of 40,000 people. Walter Steiner was leading after first day and two rounds (155 and 158 metres).[4]

On 26 March 1972 second day of competition was on schedule with crowd over 50,000 people. Competition was canceled after trial round, due to unstable wind. Results from previous day counted as official.[5]

Official trainingEdit

10:00 AM — 24 March 1972 — Two rounds — chronological order incomplete

Rank Bib Name 1RD 2RD Points
1 43   Heinz Wossipiwo 153.0 m 148.0 m 408.0
2 56   Walter Steiner 148.0 m 163.0 m 399.0
3 57   Juhani Ruotsalainen 162.0 m 129.0 m 395.0
4 23   Bohumil Doležal 132.0 m 154.0 m 394.0
5 24   Henry Glaß 130.0 m 153.0 m 394.0
6 14   Jaromír Liďák 138.0 m 145.0 m 390.5
7 53   Jiří Raška 143.0 m 138.0 m 390.5
8 36   Karel Kodejška 153.0 m 128.0 m 390.0
9 38   Danilo Pudgar 145.0 m 129.0 m 379.0
10 5   Dietmar Aschenbach 129.0 m 137.0 m 367.5
11 48   Manfred Wolf 155.0 m 128.0 m 362.0
12 40   Josef Zehnder 126.0 m 129.0 m 357.0
13 42   Reinhold Bachler 126.0 m 129.0 m 356.5
14 58   Max Golser 122.0 m 133.0 m 352.5
15 4   Aleksandr Ivannikov 133.0 m 115.0 m 352.5
16 45   Marjan Mesec 129.0 m 120.0 m 350.0
17 55   Peter Štefančič 120.0 m 127.0 m 345.5
18 16   Jochen Danneberg 113.0 m 140.0 m 345.5
19 46   Yury Kalinin 129.0 m 119.0 m 342.5
20 11   Anatoliy Zheglanov 131.0 m 120.0 m 342.0
21 54   Adam Krzysztofiak 116.0 m 124.0 m 342.0
22 51   Gariy Napalkov 119.0 m 119.0 m 340.0
23 26   Rudi Wanner 120.0 m 123.0 m 338.5
24 34   Odd Grette 122.0 m 109.0 m 329.5
25 49   Peter Wilson 116.0 m 114.0 m 329.0
26 2   Seppo Hyvönen 111.0 m 116.0 m 328.5
27 31   Bogdan Norčič 110.0 m 123.0 m 327.5
28 28   Seiji Aochi 108.0 m 116.0 m 322.0
29 3   Jan Stenbeck 111.0 m 112.0 m 321.5
30 50   Frithjof Prydz 104.0 m 110.0 m 318.5
31 30   Koba Zakadze N/A N/A N/A
32 37   Wojciech Fortuna N/A N/A 311.0
33 20   Ernst Kröll N/A N/A N/A
34 39   Keijo Laiho N/A N/A 305.5
35 12   Knut Kongsgård N/A N/A 303.0
36 33   Josef Matouš N/A N/A 302.0
37 17   Seppo Reijonen N/A N/A 298.5
38 47   Ernst Wursthorn N/A N/A 294.5
39 15   Slawomir Kardas N/A N/A 395.5
40 9   Hans Wallner N/A N/A 284.5
44 1   Janez Jurman N/A N/A 277.0
45 13   Drago Pudgar N/A N/A 274.5
N/A 6   Scott Mc Neill N/A N/A N/A
N/A 7   Tadeusz Pawlusiak N/A N/A N/A
N/A 8   Ladislav Divila N/A N/A N/A
N/A 10   Mineyuki Mashiko N/A N/A N/A
N/A 18   Heinrich Müller N/A N/A N/A
N/A 19   Akitsugu Konno N/A N/A N/A
N/A 21   Greg Windsperger N/A N/A N/A
N/A 22   Daniel Gasienica N/A N/A N/A
N/A 25   Zdenek Mezl N/A N/A N/A
N/A 27   Hans Millonig N/A N/A N/A
N/A 29   Ezio Damolin N/A N/A N/A
N/A 32   Alfred Grosche N/A N/A N/A
N/A 35   Ron Steele N/A N/A N/A
N/A 41   Yukio Kasaya N/A N/A N/A
N/A 44   Greg Swor N/A N/A N/A
N/A 52   Albino Bazzana N/A N/A N/A

Official resultsEdit

10:00 AM — 25 March 1972 — Two rounds — chronological order incomplete

Rank Bib Name 1RD 2RD Points
  44   Walter Steiner 155.0 m 158.0 m 427.5
  47   Heinz Wossipiwo 146.0 m 142.0 m 395.0
  37   Jiří Raška 144.0 m 130.0 m 379.0
4 36   Juhani Ruotsalainen 131.0 m 140.0 m 376.5
5 5   Jaromír Liďák 134.0 m 133.0 m 372.0
6 23   Manfred Wolf 124.0 m 137.0 m 361.5
7 22   Yury Kalinin 131.0 m 124.0 m 361.0
8 10   Jan Stenbeck 123.0 m 132.0 m 359.0
9 6   Dietmar Aschenbach 130.0 m 130.0 m 357.0
10 35   Peter Štefančič 122.0 m 125.0 m 347.0
11 28   Odd Grette 120.0 m 123.0 m 345.0
12 9   Henry Glaß 123.0 m 122.0 m 344.0
13 27   Seiji Aochi 132.0 m 131.0 m 340.5
14 16   Anatoliy Zheglanov 126.0 m 142.0 m 340.0
15 12   Rudi Wanner 113.0 m 129.0 m 339.5
16 33   Bohumil Doležal 142.0 m 129.0 m 338.5
17 40   Frithjof Prydz 114.0 m 120.0 m 337.5
18 17   Akitsugu Konno 115.0 m 120.0 m 334.0
19 11   Marjan Mesec 110.0 m 121.0 m 328.5
20 26   Wojciech Fortuna 114.0 m 117.0 m 328.0
21 43   Yukio Kasaya 133.0 m 119.0 m 327.5
22 39   Peter Wilson 123.0 m 111.0 m 326.0
23 1   Bogdan Norčič 104.0 m 131.0 m 325.5
24 7   Mineyuki Mashiko 106.0 m 118.0 m 315.5
25 18   Heinrich Müller 104.0 m 120.0 m 315.0
26 42   Adam Krzysztofiak 125.0 m 117.0 m 314.0
27 34   Danilo Pudgar 122.0 m 119.0 m 309.5
28 30   Seppo Hyvönen 109.0 m 103.0 m 308.5
29 2   Knut Kongsgård 98.0 m 115.0 m 307.5
30 24   Max Golser 100.0 m 115.0 m 306.5
31 3   Aleksandr Ivannikov 106.0 m 109.0 m 306.5
32 13   Seppo Reijonen 100.0 m 110.0 m 306.0
33 29   Josef Zehnder 115.0 m 103.0 m 299.5
34 8   Ernst Kröll 103.0 m 113.0 m 299.0
35 21   Ron Steele 104.0 m 102.0 m 297.0
36 4   Keijo Laiho 96.0 m 106.0 m 296.5
37 20   Karel Kodejška 109.0 m 122.0 m 295.5
38 15   Slawomir Kardas 95.0 m 105.0 m 289.0
39 48   Gariy Napalkov 117.0 m 100.0 m 287.0
40 25   Ernst Wursthorn 102.0 m 100.0 m 284.0
41 45   Reinhold Bachler 111.0 m 114.0 m 263.0
42 41   Alfred Grosche 116.0 m 112.0 m 260.0
43 32   Ezio Damolin 90.0 m 101.0
N/A 14   Greg Windsperger N/A N/A N/A
N/A 19   Daniel Gasienica N/A N/A N/A
N/A 31   Zdenek Mezl N/A N/A N/A
N/A 38   Greg Swor N/A N/A N/A
N/A 46   Albino Bazzana N/A N/A N/A

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1   Switzerland (SUI)1001
2  East Germany (GDR)0101
3  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bitka na skakalnici, p.10" (in Slovenian). Delo. 23 March 1972.
  2. ^ "Prvi dan - Wosipivo, p.7" (in Slovenian). Delo. 25 March 1972.
  3. ^ "Vsi razpoloženi, p.10" (in Slovenian). Delo. 24 March 1972.
  4. ^ "Steiner sega po zlatu, p.1,14" (in Slovenian). Delo (Sunday Edition). 26 March 1972.
  5. ^ "Konec v vetru, p.1,3" (in Slovenian). Delo. 27 March 1972.

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