Johann André Forfang

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Johann André Forfang
2017-10-03 FIS SGP 2017 Klingenthal Siegerehrung Pressekonferenz Johann André Forfang 001.jpg
Country Norway
Born (1995-07-04) 4 July 1995 (age 23)
Tromsø, Norway
Ski clubTromsø SK
Personal best245 m (804 ft)
Planica, 20 March 2016
World Cup career
Seasons2015–present
Individual wins3
Team wins8
Indiv. podiums15
Team podiums15
Indiv. starts86
Team starts20
Updated on 2 December 2018.

Johann André Forfang (born 4 July 1995) is a Norwegian ski jumper and 2018 team Olympic champion.

Career[edit]

Like his older brother Daniel Forfang he represents the club Tromsø SK. Forfang made his World Cup debut in December 2014. He won team gold medal FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2016 with his teammates in Tauplitz/Bad Mitterndorf.[1] His first individual world cup victory was in Titisee-Neustadt on 12 March 2016.[2] In 2018 he won the last worldccup before the Olympic Games in Willingen. At the 2018 Olympic Games he gained a silver medal in normal hill individual and he is Olympic Champion 2018 with the Norway skijumping team (Andreas Stjernen, Daniel-André Tande, Robert Johansson). At Dezember 1, 2018 he won the world cup in Tagil (Russia).

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall 4H SF RA W5 P7
2014/15 23 21 8 N/A N/A N/A
2015/16 5 6 3rd, bronze medalist(s) N/A N/A N/A
2016/17 27 15 6 N/A N/A
2017/18 7 9 6 6 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s)
2018/19 4

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 2015/16 12 March 2016   Germany Titisee-Neustadt Hochfirstschanze HS142 LH
2 2017/18 4 February 2018   Germany Willingen Mühlenkopfschanze HS145 LH
2 2018/19 1 December 2018   Russia Nizhny Tagil Tramplin Stork HS134 (night) LH

Individual starts (86)[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
2014/15 Klingenthal Kuusamo Kuusamo Lillehammer Lillehammer Nizhny Tagil Nizhny Tagil Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Tauplitz Wisła Zakopane Sapporo Sapporo Willingen Willingen Titisee-Neustadt Titisee-Neustadt Vikersund Vikersund Lahti Kuopio Trondheim Oslo Oslo Planica Planica 325
DQ 12 19 28 19 12 43 13 14 21 37 16 10 3 49 24 11 9 37 9 15
2015/16 Klingenthal Lillehammer Lillehammer Nizhny Tagil Nizhny Tagil Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Willingen Zakopane Sapporo Sapporo Trondheim Vikersund Vikersund Vikersund Lahti Lahti Kuopio Almaty Almaty Wisła Titisee-Neustadt Planica Planica Planica 1240
9 12 3 5 3 14 4 8 4 4 7 9 5 19 2 18 8 2 7 6 10 5 4 1 2 3 3
2016/17 Kuusamo Kuusamo Klingenthal Lillehammer Lillehammer Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Wisła Wisła Zakopane Willingen Oberstdorf Oberstdorf Sapporo Sapporo Pyeongchang Pyeongchang Oslo Trondheim Vikersund Planica Planica 197
24 46 43 33 q 32 6 42 26 10 6 4 q 9
2017/18 Wisła Kuusamo Nizhny Tagil Nizhny Tagil Titisee-Neustadt Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Tauplitz Zakopane Willingen Willingen Lahti Oslo Lillehammer Trondheim Vikersund Planica Planica 821
18 2 3 15 7 31 4 7 9 19 13 30 6 7 1 10 5 6 6 9 2 8
2018/19 Wisła Kuusamo Kuusamo Nizhny Tagil Nizhny Tagil Engelberg Engelberg Oberstdorf Garmisch-Partenkirchen Innsbruck Bischofshofen Val di Fiemme Val di Fiemme Zakopane Sapporo Sapporo Oberstdorf Oberstdorf Oberstdorf Lahti Willingen Willingen Oslo Lillehammer Trondheim Vikersund Planica Planica 255
10 13 9 1 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Victory for Norway's ski flyers". The Norwegian American. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Forfang beats overall winner Prevc to win ski jumping WCup". yahoo. Retrieved 12 March 2016.

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