Andreas Felder

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Andreas Felder
Country Austria Austria
Full name Andreas Felder
Born (1962-03-06) 6 March 1962 (age 53)
Hall, Austria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Personal best 191 m (627 ft)
Kulm, 9 Mar 1986
World Cup career
Seasons 19801992
Individual wins 25
Indv. podiums 51
Team podiums 2
Overall titles 1 (1991)
Updated on 30 Mar 2015.

Andreas Felder (born 6 March 1962) is an Austrian former ski jumper who competed in the 1980s and early 1990s. During this period he dominated the sport, together with contemporaries Jens Weißflog and Matti Nykänen. Felder finished in the top three overall six times in the World Cup, including a No. 1 ranking in the 1990–91 season. He won his first international championship medal at the 1982 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo with a silver medal in the team large hill competition.

Career[edit]

His big breakthrough came in the 1984–85 season. In December that year he won the World cup competition in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He won six competitions in that season, but ended in 2nd place overall behind Matti Nykänen. At the 1985 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Seefeld, he won silver medals both in the individual normal hill and the team large hill. He won the FIS Ski-Flying World Championships 1986 in Bad Mitterndorf, the 1987 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf with gold in the individual large hill and bronze in the team large hill events. Felder also won the ski jumping competition at the 1987 Holmenkollen ski festival. In the 1990–91 season, Felder won his only Overall World Cup title and also won the team large hill gold medal at the 1991 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme. He also won a silver medal in the team large hill at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville. Felder finished his World Cup career with victory on 29 March 1992 when he won the ski jumping competition in Planica, Slovenia.

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall SF 4H
1979–80 N/A 112
1980-81 13 N/A 74
1981-82 14 N/A 55
1982–83 46 N/A
1983–84 15 N/A 10
1984–85 2nd N/A 6
1985–86 3rd N/A 15
1986–87 3rd N/A 12
1987–88 23 N/A 28
1988–89 14 N/A 19
1989–90 3rd N/A 14
1990–91 1st 10 2nd
1991–92 3rd 3rd 6

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size
1 1984-85 8 Dec 1984 Canada Thunder Bay Big Thunder K-89 NH
2 8 Dec 1984 Canada Thunder Bay Big Thunder K-120 LH
3 15 Dec 1984 United States Lake Placid MacKenzie Intervale K-114 LH
4 16 Dec 1984 United States Lake Placid MacKenzie Intervale K-86 NH
5 3 Mar 1985 Finland Lahti Salpausselkä K-113 LH
6 8 Mar 1985 Sweden Falun Lugnet K-112 LH
7 1985-86 15 Feb 1986 Norway Vikersund Vikersundbakken K-155 FH
8 16 Feb 1986 Norway Vikersund Vikersundbakken K-155 FH
9 23 Feb 1986 Switzerland Engelberg Gross-Titlis-Schanze K-120 LH
10 1986-87 14 Mar 1987 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Planica Velikanka bratov Gorišek K-185 FH
11 21 Mar 1987 Norway Oslo Holmenkollbakken K-105 LH
12 1989-90 4 Mar 1990 Finland Lahti Salpausselkä K-90 NH
13 7 Mar 1990 Sweden Örnsköldsvik Paradiskullen K-82 NH
14 17 Mar 1990 Norway Raufoss Lønnbergbakken K-90 NH
15 1990-91 1 Dec 1990 United States Lake Placid MacKenzie Intervale K-86 NH
16 8 Dec 1990 Canada Thunder Bay Big Thunder K-90 NH
17 8 Dec 1990 Canada Thunder Bay Big Thunder K-120 LH
18 1 Jan 1991 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen Große Olympiaschanze K-107 LH
19 6 Jan 1991 Austria Bischofshofen Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze K-111 LH
20 2 Mar 1991 Finland Lahti Salpausselkä K-90 NH
21 3 Mar 1991 Finland Lahti Salpausselkä K-114 LH
22 1991-92 1 Jan 1992 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen Große Olympiaschanze K-107 LH
23 17 Jan 1992 Switzerland St. Moritz Olympiaschanze K-95 NH
24 19 Jan 1992 Switzerland Engelberg Gross-Titlis-Schanze K-120 LH
25 29 Mar 1992 Slovenia Planica Bloudkova velikanka K-120 LH

References[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Michael Hadschieff
Austrian Sportsman of the year
1987
Succeeded by
Peter Seisenbacher