Severin Freund

Severin Freund (born 11 May 1988) is a German former ski jumper. He competed at World Cup level from 2008 to 2022, and is one of the most successful ski jumpers of all time, having won the overall World Cup title in 2015, and scoring 22 individual World Cup wins. As a member of the German national team, Freund won a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics and later became the 2015 World Champion on both the large hill and mixed team competitions.

Severin Freund
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Freund in Hinzenbach, 2015
Country Germany
Born (1988-05-11) 11 May 1988 (age 34)
Freyung, West Germany
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Ski clubWSV DJK Rastbüchl
Personal best245 m (804 ft)
Vikersund, 15 February 2015
World Cup career
Seasons20082017
20192022
Individual wins22
Team wins6
Indiv. podiums53
Team podiums21
Indiv. starts250
Team starts38
Overall titles1 (2015)

CareerEdit

Having made his Continental Cup debut in December 2004, his best result is the victory from Lillehammer in September 2008. He won a gold medal in the team competition at the 2008 Junior World Ski Championships. He made his World Cup debut in December 2007 in Engelberg, and his best result before the 2011 season was a 12th place from Sapporo in January 2010.

On 29 December 2010, he reached the 6th place of the first event of the Four Hills Tournament in Oberstdorf. On 15 January 2011, he achieved his first ever World Cup victory at the first competition at Sapporo. In the same season, he won his first world championship medal finishing third with the team in the Team normal hill competition in Oslo. He finished seventh in the 2011 World Cup season.

RecordEdit

FIS World Nordic Ski Championships resultsEdit

Event Normal hill Large hill Team LH Mixed Team NH
  2011 Oslo 7 12 4  
  2013 Predazzo 4 9    
  2015 Falun     5  
  2021 Oberstdorf 22  

FIS Ski Flying World ChampionshipsEdit

Event Individual Team
  2012 Vikersund 4  
  2014 Harrachov   Cancelled
  2016 Bad Mitterndorf 6  
  2022 Vikersund 12  

World CupEdit

StandingsEdit

Season Overall 4H SF RA W6 T5 P7 NT
2007/08 68 39 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2008/09 48 57 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2009/10 42 60 31 N/A N/A N/A N/A 39
2010/11 7 12 15 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011/12 8 7 9 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2012/13 4 13 12 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013/14   16 5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2014/15   8   N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2015/16     6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2016/17 21 35 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2017/18 N/A N/A
2018/19 57 N/A N/A
2019/20 73 42 N/A N/A
2020/21 29 27 32 N/A 32 N/A 24 N/A
2021/22 30 33 22 23 N/A N/A 30 N/A

WinsEdit

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 2010/11 15 January 2011     Sapporo Ōkurayama HS134 (night) LH
2 30 January 2011     Willingen Mühlenkopfschanze HS145 LH
3 2012/13 24 November 2012     Lillehammer Lysgårdsbakken HS100 (night) NH
4 1 December 2012     Kuusamo Rukatunturi HS142 (night) LH
5 2013/14 8 December 2013     Lillehammer Lysgårdsbakken HS138 LH
6 26 February 2014     Falun Lugnet HS134 (night) LH
7 28 February 2014     Lahti Salpausselkä HS130 (night) LH
8 9 March 2014     Oslo Holmenkollbakken HS134 LH
9 21 March 2014     Planica Bloudkova velikanka HS139 LH
10 2014/15 14 December 2014     Nizhny Tagil Tramplin Stork HS134 (night) LH
11 10 January 2015     Tauplitz/Bad Mitterndorf Kulm HS225 FH
12 1 February 2015     Willingen Mühlenkopfschanze HS145 LH
13 7 February 2015     Titisee-Neustadt Hochfirstschanze HS142 LH
14 15 February 2015     Vikersund Vikersundbakken HS225 FH
15 10 March 2015     Kuopio Puijo HS100 (night) NH
16 12 March 2015     Trondheim Granåsen HS140 (night) LH
17 14 March 2015     Oslo Holmenkollbakken HS134 (night) LH
18 15 March 2015     Oslo Holmenkollbakken HS134 LH
19 2015/16 5 December 2015     Lillehammer Lysgårdsbakken HS100 (night) NH
20 13 December 2015     Nizhny Tagil Tramplin Stork HS134 (night) LH
21 29 December 2015     Oberstdorf Schattenbergschanze HS137 (night) LH
22 2016/17 26 November 2016     Kuusamo/Ruka Rukatunturi HS142 (night) LH

Individual starts (250)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
2007/08                                                       12
50 49 30 q 20 q q
2008/09                                                       36
26 42 44 38 29 47 42 38 q 42 18 28 39 24 25 36
2009/10                                               75
47 31 12 26 21 23 27 19 39 17 36 q
2010/11                                                     769
30 13 21 13 13 18 8 6 42 24 13 1 2 3 15 6 1 10 4 3 17 6
2011/12                                                     857
6 28 2 10 3 5 16 4 7 21 30 12 9 10 5 27 36 2 5 9 10 38 9 2 7 6
2012/13                                                       923
1 16 1 2 5 4 6 3 15 4 33 - 22 7 31 10 9 17 9 3 3 10 13 9 9
2013/14                                                         1303
28 6 7 1 5 8 48 20 10 32 15 10 4 12 13 6 2 2 1 1 2 2 7 1 1 2
2014/15                                                               1729
16 7 3 6 4 3 1 7 10 13 10 8 8 1 3 3 3 1 1 ds 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 4 7
2015/16                                                           1490
3 1 5 1 12 8 6 1 3 2 2 3 10 4 10 10 5 4 3 5 8 3 2 6 5 4 6 7
2016/17                                                       309
2 1 11 11 26 10 9 20 21
2018/19                                                         12
29 31 22 30 50 47 36 41
2019/20                                                       2
32 29 46 45 43 38
2020/21                                                   160
25 23 9 39 18 q 39 25 39 36 20 23 24 16 27 37 17 31 21 30 31 14 q 27 25
2021/22                                                         211
DQ 28 12 46 44 20 17 14 4 24 15 23 18 19 39 17 13 32 28

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