Sunkar International Ski Jumping Complex

The Sunkar International Ski Jumping Complex (Kazakh: «Сұңқар» халықаралық шаңғы трамплиндер кешені, Sunqar halyqaralyq shańǵy tramplınder kesheni; Russian: Международный Комплекс Лыжных Трамплинов “Сункар”) is ski jumping center in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It's located in Gorniy Gigant District in the southern part of the city at an altitude of 900 metres above sea level in a unique place where there is almost no wind.

Sunkar International Ski Jumping Complex
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LocationGorniy Gigant District,
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Opened25 September 2010
Size
K–point20, 40, 60, 95, 125 m
Hill size66, 106, 140 m
Longest jump
(unofficial / fall)
145 m (475 ft)
Slovenia Peter Prevc
(27 February 2016)
Hill record141.5 m (464 ft)
Germany Severin Freund
(28 February 2016)
Top events
World Cup2016
Grand Prix20112015
Universiade2017
Asian Winter Games2011

HistoryEdit

The complex was built in 2010 on the site of the old ski jumping complex with 5,500 seating capacity.[1] The complex consists of five ski-jumps: K125, K95, and the training ramps K60, K40 and K20. Both artificial turf and snow can be used in every season. The complex also features a permanent multifunctional building with stands for 5,500 seats, a media press centre, a hotel, snowmaking and irrigation systems, a chairlift and underground car park, track and finish area for Nordic Combined, and a helipad.

EventsEdit

MenEdit

Date Hillsize Competition Winner Second Third
30 August 2011 (night) HS140 SGP   Jurij Tepeš   Jure Šinkovec   Anders Fannemel
22 September 2012 HS140 SGP   Jurij Tepeš   Anders Fannemel   Tom Hilde
23 September 2012 HS140 SGP   Taku Takeuchi   Jurij Tepeš   Anders Bardal
21 September 2013 HS140 SGP   Anders Bardal   Jernej Damjan   Antonín Hájek
22 September 2013 HS140 SGP   Matjaž Pungertar   Jernej Damjan   Reruhi Shimizu
20 September 2014 (night) HS140 SGP   Jernej Damjan   Reruhi Shimizu   Vladislav Boyarintsev
21 September 2014 HS140 SGP   Taku Takeuchi   Jernej Damjan   Phillip Sjøen
12 September 2015 (night) HS140 SGP   Stefan Kraft   Reruhi Shimizu   Ilmir Hazetdinov
13 September 2015 (night) HS140 SGP   Junshirō Kobayashi   Stefan Kraft   Kento Sakuyama
27 February 2016 (night) HS140 WC   Peter Prevc   Michael Hayböck   Severin Freund
28 February 2016 (night) HS140 WC   Peter Prevc   Severin Freund   Daniel Andre Tande

LadiesEdit

Date Hillsize Competition Winner Second Third
22 September 2012 HS106 SGP   Sara Takanashi   Katja Požun   Alexandra Pretorius
23 September 2012 HS106 SGP   Sara Takanashi   Irina Avvakumova   Alexandra Pretorius
21 September 2013 HS106 SGP   Sara Takanashi   Coline Mattel   Yurina Yamada
22 September 2013 HS106 SGP   Sara Takanashi   Katja Požun   Atsuko Tanaka
20 September 2014 HS106 SGP   Sara Takanashi   Irina Avvakumova   Yūki Itō
21 September 2014 HS106 SGP   Sara Takanashi   Katharina Althaus   Maja Vtič
12 September 2015 HS106 SGP   Sara Takanashi   Nita Englund   Yūki Itō
13 September 2015 HS106 SGP   Sara Takanashi   Yūki Itō   Jacqueline Seifriedsberger
27 February 2016 HS106 WC   Sara Takanashi   Daniela Iraschko-Stolz   Jacqueline Seifriedsberger
28 February 2016 HS106 WC   Sara Takanashi   Daniela Iraschko-Stolz   Maja Vtič

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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