Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium

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Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium
Miyanomoriskijump.jpg
Location Miyanomori, Chuō-ku
Sapporo
Japan
Opened 1969
Size
K–point 90 m
Hill size 100 m
Hill record 104 m (2012)
Top events
Olympics 1972 Winter Olympics
World Championships FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2007

The Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium (宮の森ジャンプ競技場 Miyanomori Janpu Kyōgijō?), also known as the Miyanomori-Schanze is a ski jumping venue located in the Miyanomori area in Chūō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan. The stadium has hosted a number of winter sports events including 1972 Winter Olympics and FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2007.

History[edit]

It was built in 1969 in order to accommodate the Ski jumping (Normal hill) and Nordic combined of the 1972 Winter Olympics; the ski jumping competition was held along with the Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium. The facility has hosted some events of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2007, in addition to many stages of the World Cup Nordic combined and World Cup ski jump.

Overview[edit]

At the time of the Olympics the ski jump had a height of 70 metres; It was refurbished and now has one of 90 metres, which is a normal ski jump (HS 100). The official record of 102.5 m distance, was established by the Polish Adam Małysz when he became world champion in 2007, although an unofficial 106 m was achieved by the German Eric Frenzel in the same year. The female record 100 m, belongs to Norwegian Maren Lundby (15-01-2017)

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Coordinates: 43°02′21″N 141°17′44″E / 43.039167°N 141.295556°E / 43.039167; 141.295556