Nordic Tournament

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Nordic Tournament
Status defunct
Genre sporting event
Date(s) February-March
Frequency annual
Country Finland
Norway
Sweden
Inaugurated 1997 (1997)
Most recent 2010

The Nordic Tournament was an annual ski jumping tournament that was a part of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup. The tournament started in 1997[1] as a counterpart to the widely successful Four Hills Tournament in Germany and Austria. It is held in March in Finland and Norway, earlier even in Sweden.

Hills[edit]

Place Hill K-Point Hill Size
Lahden hyppyrimaet.jpg Lahti,  Finland Salpausselkä K-116 HS 130
Kuopio Ski Jumps at Puijo.jpg Kuopio,  Finland Puijo K-120 HS 127
Granåsen Skijump Arena.JPG Trondheim,  Norway Granåsen K-123 HS 140
New Holmenkollen ski jump.jpg Oslo,  Norway Nye Holmenkollbakken K-120 HS 134

Other hills[edit]

Winners[edit]

* Wins on all four events in the same year
Year Winner Country
1997 Kazuyoshi Funaki  Japan
1998 Andreas Widhölzl  Austria
1999 Noriaki Kasai  Japan
2000 Sven Hannawald  Germany
2001 Adam Małysz  Poland
2002 Matti Hautamäki  Finland
2003 Adam Małysz  Poland
2004 Roar Ljøkelsøy  Norway
2005 Matti Hautamäki*  Finland
2006 Thomas Morgenstern  Austria
2007 Adam Małysz  Poland
2008 Gregor Schlierenzauer  Austria
2009 Gregor Schlierenzauer  Austria
2010 Simon Ammann*   Switzerland

References[edit]

  1. ^ E. John B. Allen (2012). "Noric Tournament". Historical Dictionary of Skiing. p. 138. Retrieved 22 December 2015.