Poles 3rd in competition inaugurating FIS Ski Jumping World Cup

The Polish team comprised of experienced ski jumpers Piotr Żyła, Jakub Wolny, Kamil Stoch and Dawid Kubacki managed to reach the podium taking 3rd place in the team competition inaugurating the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup held in Wisła, southern Poland.

The Austrian team (Philipp Aschenwald, Daniel Huber, Jan Hörl and Stefan Kraft) won the competition with 1018.2 points after two series of jumps.

The Norwegian team (Daniel Andre Tande, Thomas Aasen Markeng, Marius Lindvik and Robert Johansson) came second 22.5 points behind their Austrian rivals.

The Polish team trailed 27.3 points behind the winners.

The individual competition will take place on Sunday. Eight Polish representatives will take part in it: Dawid Kubacki, Kamil Stoch, Jakub Wolny, Piotr Żyła, Maciej Kot, Stefan Hula, Paweł Wąsek and Aleksander Zniszczoł.

Poles reached the podium in the World Cup team competition for the 26th time. Historically they have six wins, ten second places and ten thirds on their account. They stood on the podium for the first time in Villach, Austria, in 2001, as they took third place in the team competition.