Planica 1940

Planica 1940 was a ski flying study week, allowed only in study purposes, with main competition held on 10 March 1940 in Planica, Drava Banovina, Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Over 6,000 people has gathered.

Planica 1940
Razglednica Planice 1937.jpg
Host cityPlanica, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Sport(s)Ski flying
EventsSki Flying Study Week
Main venueBloudkova velikanka K120
← 1938
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ScheduleEdit

Date Event Rounds Longest jump of the day Visitors
6 March 1940   Practise 1 75 metres (246 ft) by Albin Novšak N/A
7 March 1940   Practise 2 65 metres (213 ft) by Albin Jakopič N/A
8 March 1940   Official training 1 4 88 metres (289 ft) by Josef Bradl N/A
9 March 1940   Official training 2 4 101.5 metres (333 ft) by Josef Bradl N/A
10 March 1940   Competition 5 96 metres (315 ft) by Gregor Höll 6,000

CompetitionEdit

On 6 March 1940, training was on schedule, but canceled due to strong wind. Albin Novšak was first and the only one who jumped that day, landing at 75 metres.[1]

On 7 March 1940, training was on schedule, but canceled due to strong wind. Albin Jakopič was first only one who jumped that day, landing at 65 metres.[2]

On 8 March 1940, first official training was on schedule at last, after two days of waiting due to strong wind. Josef Bradl set the distance of the day at 88 metres.[3]

On 9 March 1940, second official training was on schedule. Total of 46 jumps and three times over one hundred metres. Josef Bradl set the distance of the day at 101.5 metres.[4]

On 10 March 1940, the ski flying study competition in front of 6,000 people was on schedule. Among the 13 competitors on start, Gregor Höll won in Planica for the first and only time.[5][6][7]

Official training 1Edit

8 March 1940 – 12:30 PM – Four rounds

Bib Name Country Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
1 Albin Jakopič   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 60 m 69 m 67 m
2 Franc Pribošek   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 65 m 74 m
3 Josef Bradl   Nazi Germany 75 m 77 m 80 m 88 m
4 Herbert Friedl   Nazi Germany 74.5 m 67 m 74 m 75 m
5 Heinz Palme   Nazi Germany 73 m 75 m 76 m 84 m
6 Paul Näckel   Nazi Germany 73 m 78 m 79 m 85 m
7 Hans Marr   Nazi Germany 71 m 77 m 75 m
8 Gregor Höll   Nazi Germany 77 m 82 m 83 m 86 m
9 Franz Mair   Nazi Germany 75 m 84 m 83 m
10 Gustl Berauer   Nazi Germany 77 m 77 m 83 m 78 m
11 Sepp Weiler   Nazi Germany 75 m 78 m 78 m
12 Albin Novšak   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 74 m 72 m 73 m
13 Rudi Finžgar   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 65 m 58 m 69 m

Official training 2Edit

9 March 1940 – Four rounds

Bib Name Country Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
1 Franc Pribošek   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 67.5 m 70 m
2 Karel Klančnik   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 73.5 m 71 m -
3 Rudi Finžgar   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 61 m 65 m 87 m
4 Herbert Friedl   Nazi Germany 79 m 87 m 92 m 94 m
5 Gregor Höll   Nazi Germany 75 m 95 m 84 m 82 m
6 Paul Näckel   Nazi Germany 76 m 93.5 m 95 m 98 m
7 Hans Marr   Nazi Germany 77 m 91.5 m 93 m
8 Josef Bradl   Nazi Germany 81 m 96 m 96.5 m 101.5 m
9 Heinz Palme   Nazi Germany 80 m 91 m 95 m 92 m
10 Franz Mair   Nazi Germany 84 m 88 m 97 m 100 m
11 Gustl Berauer   Nazi Germany 83 m 93 m 99 m 100 m
12 Sepp Weiler   Nazi Germany 80 m 91 m 95 m 92 m
13 Albin Novšak   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 77 m 87 m 88 m 87 m

  Fall or touch!

Official resultsEdit

Ski Flying Study competitionEdit

10 March 1940 – 12:00 PM – Five rounds – ranking incomplete – points were not available to media

Rank Bib Name Country Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
1 6 Gregor Höll   Nazi Germany 90 m 90 m 91 m 96 m 93 m
2 4 Josef Bradl   Nazi Germany 85 m 85 m 89 m 89 m 93 m
3 8 Gustl Berauer   Nazi Germany 90 m 92 m 90 m 90 m 88 m
4 5 Paul Häckel   Nazi Germany 89 m 84 m 90 m 89 m 90 m
5 12 Hans Marr   Nazi Germany 85 m 85 m 89 m 88 m 92 m
N/A 11 Franz Mair   Nazi Germany 88 m 85 m 85 m 83 m 92 m
N/A 10 Herbert Friedl   Nazi Germany 86 m 86 m 86 m 88 m 86 m
N/A 7 Heinz Palme   Nazi Germany 85 m 86 m 89 m 87 m 86 m
N/A 3 Sepp Weiler   Nazi Germany 89 m 79 m 85 m 84 m 94 m
N/A 1 Karel Klančnik   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 66 m 77 m 83 m 77 m 77 m
N/A 2 Franc Pribošek   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 79 m 75 m 76 m 79 m 82 m
N/A 9 Albin Novšak   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 78 m 80 m 78 m 81 m 80 m
N/A 13 Rudi Finžgar   Kingdom of Yugoslavia 61 m 72 m 74 m 80 m 84 m

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sport: Novšak je bil prvi, p.8" (in Slovenian). Jutro. 7 March 1940.
  2. ^ "Sport: V Planici veje veter..., p.8" (in Slovenian). Jutro. 8 March 1940.
  3. ^ "Sport: Včeraj je šlo na 88 metrov, p.9" (in Slovenian). Jutro. 9 March 1940.
  4. ^ "Sport: Trikrat preko 100 metrov, p.9" (in Slovenian). Jutro. 10 March 1940.
  5. ^ "Šport: Rezultalti nedeljskih skokov so naslednji, p.8" (in Slovenian). Slovenec. 12 March 1940.
  6. ^ "Tretji in zadnji dan smuških poletv, p.8" (in Slovenian). Jutro. 11 March 1940.
  7. ^ "Planica je ostala včeraj brez senzacije, p.8" (in Slovenian). Slovenski narod. 11 March 1940.

Coordinates: 46°28′43″N 13°43′16″E / 46.47861°N 13.72111°E / 46.47861; 13.72111