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Johann André Forfang

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Johann André Forfang (born 4 July 1995) is a Norwegian ski jumper and 2018 team Olympic champion.

Johann André Forfang
2017-10-03 FIS SGP 2017 Klingenthal Siegerehrung Pressekonferenz Johann André Forfang 001.jpg
Country Norway
Born (1995-07-04) 4 July 1995 (age 23)
Tromsø, Norway
Ski clubTromsø SK
Personal best245 m (804 ft)
Planica, 20 March 2016
World Cup career
Seasons2015–present
Individual wins3
Team wins8
Indiv. podiums15
Team podiums15
Indiv. starts86
Team starts20
Updated on 2 December 2018.

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CareerEdit

Like his older brother Daniel Forfang he represents the club Tromsø SK. Forfang made his World Cup debut in December 2014. He won team gold medal FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2016 with his teammates in Tauplitz/Bad Mitterndorf.[1] His first individual world cup victory was in Titisee-Neustadt on 12 March 2016.[2] In 2018 he won the last worldccup before the Olympic Games in Willingen. At the 2018 Olympic Games he gained a silver medal in normal hill individual and he is Olympic Champion 2018 with the Norway skijumping team (Andreas Stjernen, Daniel-André Tande, Robert Johansson). At Dezember 1, 2018 he won the world cup in Tagil (Russia).

World CupEdit

StandingsEdit

Season Overall 4H SF RA W5 P7
2014/15 23 21 8 N/A N/A N/A
2015/16 5 6   N/A N/A N/A
2016/17 27 15 6 N/A N/A
2017/18 7 9 6 6    
2018/19 4

WinsEdit

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 2015/16 12 March 2016     Titisee-Neustadt Hochfirstschanze HS142 LH
2 2017/18 4 February 2018     Willingen Mühlenkopfschanze HS145 LH
2 2018/19 1 December 2018     Nizhny Tagil Tramplin Stork HS134 (night) LH

Individual starts (86)Edit

Season 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Points
2014/15                                                               325
DQ 12 19 28 19 12 43 13 14 21 37 16 10 3 49 24 11 9 37 9 15
2015/16                                                           1240
9 12 3 5 3 14 4 8 4 4 7 9 5 19 2 18 8 2 7 6 10 5 4 1 2 3 3
2016/17                                                     197
24 46 43 33 q 32 6 42 26 10 6 4 q 9
2017/18                                             821
18 2 3 15 7 31 4 7 9 19 13 30 6 7 1 10 5 6 6 9 2 8
2018/19                                                         255
10 13 9 1 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Victory for Norway's ski flyers". The Norwegian American. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Forfang beats overall winner Prevc to win ski jumping WCup". yahoo. Retrieved 12 March 2016.

External linksEdit