Bergiselschanze

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Bergiselschanze
BergiselInnsbruck1.JPG
Location
City or Town Innsbruck
Country Austria
Opened 1930
Expanded 1964
2003
Size
K-spot K-120
Hill size HS130
Hill record  Sven Hannawald (GER)
(134.5 m in 2002[1])
Championships
Olympics 1964, 1976
World Championships 1933, 1985

Bergiselschanze is a ski jumping hill located in Bergisel in Innsbruck, Austria. It is one of the more important venues in the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup, annually hosting the third competition of the prestigious Four Hills Tournament.

Its first competitions were held in the 1920s using simple wood constructions. The larger hill was first built in 1930 and was rebuilt before the 1964 Winter Olympics for the individual large hill event. Twelve years later, the venue hosted the same event. The hill in its current form was finished in 2003 and was designed by the British Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIS Ski Jumping web site
  2. ^ BMWA Austrian National Architecture Prize 2002
Preceded by
Blyth Arena
Squaw Valley
Winter Olympic Games
Opening and Closing Ceremonies

1964
Succeeded by
Olympic Stadium
Grenoble
Preceded by
Makomanai Open Stadium
Sapporo
Winter Olympic Games
Opening and Closing Ceremonies

1976
Succeeded by
Lake Placid Equestrian Stadium
Lake Placid
Preceded by
None
Winter Youth Olympics
Opening and Closing Ceremonies

2012
Succeeded by
Stampesletta
Lillehammer

Coordinates: 47°14′56″N 11°23′57″E / 47.24889°N 11.39917°E / 47.24889; 11.39917