FIS Ski Jumping World Cup

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Ski Jumping World Cup
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1989-0131-036, Oberwiesenthal, Jens Weißflog.jpg
Genre ski jumping (1808)
ski flying (1936)
Location(s) Europe
Japan
Russia (rare)
Canada (rare)
Kazakhstan (rare)
South Korea (rare)
United States (rare)
Inaugurated 27 December 1979 (27 December 1979) (men)
12 January 1992 (12 January 1992) (men's team)
3 December 2011 (3 December 2011) (ladies)
23 November 2012 (23 November 2012) (mixed)
Founder Norway Torbjørn Yggeseth
Organised by International Ski Federation
People Austria Walter Hofer (men)
Japan Chika Yoshida (ladies)
Sponsor Viessmann, Konica Minolta

The FIS Ski Jumping World Cup is the world's highest level of ski jumping and the FIS Ski Flying World Cup as the subdivisional part of the competition. It was founded by Torbjørn Yggeseth for the 1979/80 season and organized by the International Ski Federation. Ladies began competing during the 2011/12 season.[1]

The rounds are hosted primarily in Europe, with regular stops in Japan and rarely in North America. These have been hosted in 20 different countries around the world for both men and ladies: Austria, Bosnia, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Norway, Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States.[2][nb 1]

Summer Grand Prix is the top level summer competition on plastic. The lower competitive circuits include the Continental Cup, the FIS Cup, the FIS Race and the Alpen Cup.

Global map of all world cup hosts[edit]

All 64 locations around the globe which have been hosting world cup events for men (57) and ladies (20) at least one time in the history of this competition. Pyeongchang is the next new upcoming host in 2017.

FIS Ski Jumping World Cup (Asia)
FIS Ski Jumping World Cup (North America)

Green pog.svg Four Hills Tournament (1979– ) Blue pog.svg Nordic Tour (1997–2010); Raw Air (2017– ) Orange pog.svg Swiss Tour (1980–1992) Black pog.svg Bohemia Tour (1981–1994) Pink pog.svg Nordic Tour (1997–2010) Yellow pog.svg FIS Team Tour (Oberstdorf included, 2009–2013)

Scoring system[edit]

Each season consists of 25–30 competitions, usually two competitions on the same hill during a weekend. One competition consists of a qualifying round, first round and second round. The top 10 jumpers in FIS ranking qualify directly to the first round, while the rest of the jumpers fight for the remaining 40 spots. The top 30 men in the first round advance to the second round, which is held in reverse order, so the best jumper in the first round jumps last. The aggregate score in the first and second rounds determine the competition results. The top 30 are awarded World Cup points. The winner gets 100 points while number 30 receives 1 point. At team events only top 8 receive points.

Men's team[edit]

Seasons 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
1991/921992/93 60 50 40 30 20 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8
1993/941999/00 200 160 120 100 90 80 points were not awarded
2000/01–present 400 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 points are not being awarded

Men's standings[edit]

The table below shows the three highest ranked jumpers each year.

Tournaments[edit]

There are other tournaments as part of the World Cup:

Ladies' standings[edit]

Titles[edit]

Men's general statistics[edit]

  still active career

Ski flying section[edit]

Ladies' statistics[edit]

  retired female ski jumper

As of 12 March 2017

Team events[edit]

Various[edit]

As of 26 March 2017

World Cup winners by nations[edit]

The table below lists those nations which have won at least one World Cup race (current as of 26 March 2017).

Hosts[edit]

Timeline calendar[edit]

Season   Men   Team (M)   Ladies   Mixed
FH LH NH Total FH LH NH Total LH NH Total NH Total
1979/80 1 16 8 25
1980/81 2 14 8 24
1981/82 3 10 9 22
1982/83 3 15 7 25
1983/84 2 14 8 24
1984/85 1 12 8 21
1985/86 2 14 9 25
1986/87 2 10 10 22
1987/88 12 8 20
1988/89 1 11 8 20
1989/90 16 9 25
1990/91 4 13 5 22
1991/92 3 12 6 21 2 2
1992/93 2 13 2 17 2 2
1993/94 1 11 7 19 2 2
1994/95 3 11 7 21 1 1
1995/96 3 16 9 28 4 4
1996/97 4 19 2 25 1 1
1997/98 4 19 4 27
1998/99 3 23 3 29 1 1
1999/00 2 22 2 26 1 2 3
2000/01 5 16 21 1 3 4
2001/02 21 1 22 1 3 1 5
2002/03 4 23 27 1 1 2
2003/04 1 22 23 2 2
2004/05 4 24 28 3 3
2005/06 2 20 22 2 2
2006/07 4 20 24 2 2
2007/08 3 22 2 27 1 2 3
2008/09 6 20 1 27 3 3 6
2009/10 3 20 23 1 3 4
2010/11 7 19 26 2 3 5
2011/12 5 19 2 26 2 3 1 6 13 13
2012/13 7 17 3 27 2 4 6 1 15 16 1 1
2013/14 2 25 1 28 4 4 2 16 18 1 1
2014/15 5 25 1 31 1 4 5 1 12 13
2015/16 6 20 3 29 1 5 6 1 16 17
2016/17 5 20 1 26 2 4 6 3 16 19
Total events 115 656 154 925 19 66 2 87 8 88 96 2 2
Double wins 1 9 1 11 2 2
Total winners 116 665 155 936 19 66 2 87 8 90 98 2 2

Last updated: 26 March 2017

World Cup all-time records[edit]

Category Name Record
overall titles Poland Adam Małysz
Finland Matti Nykänen
4
individual podiums Finland Janne Ahonen 108
individual top 10s Finland Janne Ahonen 247
career total points Finland Janne Ahonen 15659
youngest winner overall (1991/92) Finland Toni Nieminen 16 y, 295 d
oldest winner overall (2011/12) Norway Anders Bardal 29 y, 207 d
individual wins Austria Gregor Schlierenzauer 53
ski flying wins Austria Gregor Schlierenzauer 14
team wins Austria Austria 27
team podiums Austria Austria 59
youngest winner (Lahti '80) Canada Steve Collins 15 y, 362 d
individual performances Japan Noriaki Kasai 528
team performances Japan Noriaki Kasai 63
all performances Japan Noriaki Kasai 591
# of seasons performing Japan Noriaki Kasai 28
oldest winner (Ruka '14) Japan Noriaki Kasai 42 y, 176 d
oldest jumper performing Japan Noriaki Kasai 44 y, 293 d
oldest jumper on podium Japan Noriaki Kasai 44 y, 293 d
oldest jumper in top 10 Japan Noriaki Kasai 44 y, 293 d
most times winning individual points Japan Noriaki Kasai 431x
wins in a single season Slovenia Peter Prevc 15
podiums in a single season Slovenia Peter Prevc 22
overall points in a single season Slovenia Peter Prevc 2303

Double wins[edit]

Men[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size Winners
1 1981/82 3 January 1982 Austria Innsbruck Bergiselschanze K104 LH East Germany Manfred Deckert Norway Per Bergerud
2 1985/86 19 January 1986 East Germany Oberwiesenthal Fichtelbergschanzen K90 NH East Germany Ulf Findeisen Austria Ernst Vettori
3 1988/89 14 January 1989 Czechoslovakia Liberec Ještěd A K120 LH Czechoslovakia Pavel Ploc Norway Jon Inge Kjørum
4 1989/90 11 February 1990 Switzerland Engelberg Gross-Titlis-Schanze K120 LH Finland Ari-Pekka Nikkola Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franci Petek
5 1990/91 1 January 1991 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen Große Olympiaschanze K107 LH Germany Jens Weißflog Austria Andreas Felder
6 1995/96 21 January 1996 Japan Sapporo Ōkurayama K115 LH Finland Ari-Pekka Nikkola Austria Andreas Goldberger
7 2004/05 29 January 2005 Poland Zakopane Wielka Krokiew HS134 (night) LH Poland Adam Małysz Norway Roar Ljøkelsøy
8 2010/11 12 February 2011 Norway Vikersund Vikersundbakken HS225 (night) FH Austria Gregor Schlierenzauer Norway Johan Remen Evensen
9 2012/13 17 March 2013 Norway Oslo Holmenkollbakken HS134 LH Austria Gregor Schlierenzauer Poland Piotr Żyła
10 2014/15 29 November 2014 Finland Ruka Rukatunturi HS142 (night) LH Switzerland Simon Ammann Japan Noriaki Kasai
11 2016/17 11 February 2017 Japan Sapporo Ōkurayama HS137 (night) LH Poland Maciej Kot Slovenia Peter Prevc

Ladies[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size Winners
1 2012/13 9 December 2012 Russia Sochi RusSki Gorki HS 106 NH Austria Daniela Iraschko-Stolz France Coline Mattel
2 2014/15 15 February 2015 Slovenia Ljubno Savina Ski Jumping Center HS 95 NH Austria Daniela Iraschko-Stolz Japan Sara Takanashi

Key people[edit]

Torbjørn Yggeseth was a founder and a leader of this competition for the first 13 seasons. A new function called Race Director was introduced by International Ski Federation in 1992/93 with its first president Walter Hofer. Before that season this function didn't exist.[3] In the premiere Ladies 2011/12 World Cup season Chika Yoshida was entitled as World Cup Coordinator, but since the season 2012/13 Yoshida is called Race Director.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Note that the rounds hosted in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovakia were held when the countries were still part of Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia respectively.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eric Williams (9 June 2010). "FIS approves World Cup circuit for women's ski jumping". Skiracing. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "FIS: Complete Calendar of FIS Ski Jumping and Ski Flying World Cup races". Archived from the original on 29 June 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Walter Hofer: "Man muss auf dem Boden bleiben"". kleine zeitung. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 

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