Ski-jumpers from Czechoslovakia were in the lead after three events in the eighteenth Austria-Germany ski-jumping tournament.
SV PAN number 65 Jiri Raska, Czechoslovak down run, through air & lands (2 shots)
SV start, number 87 Ingolf Mork, Norway, down jump and through air ( 2 shots ).
SV PAN, number 56 Zbynek Hubac, Czechoslovakian, down slops and into air
SV skiier lands.
SV PAN number 56 lands (Hubac) (3 shots).
SV PAN number 65, Raska, lands (3 shots)
Number 87 lands and falls, (Mork) ( 2 shots )
Initials CM/JH/PS/1335 CM/JH/PS/1400
SPORT: SKI - JUMPING
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Background: Ski-jumpers from Czechoslovakia were in the lead after three events in the eighteenth Austria-Germany ski-jumping tournament.
The event is recognised as the toughest in the world.
At Innsbruck in the third event of the competition the Czechoslovaks Hubac, Raska and Hoehnl took the first three places. Mork of Norway is second in the competition overall to Raska, with Hubac third.
Some 13,000 spectators watched the dramatic fight at Insbruck between the favoured Norwegian Ingolf Mork and the Czechoslovaks. After the events Mork was leading Jiri Raska by ten points. But Mork lost his lead with a crash on his second jump, and finished 16th.
The four-day series of ski-jumps ends on the 6th of January at Bishofshofen, after earlier stages at Obersdorf, Garmish and Innsbruck.