Ski Jumping

Each competitor gets two jumps with points awarded for distance and style. The normal hill is 90 meters (295 feet) and the large hill is 120 meters (394 feet).

Medal breakdown (3 events): Two medals—Switzerland (2-0-0), Germany (1-1-0), Finland (0-1-1), Poland (0-1-1); One—Slovenia (0-0-1).

Normal Hill

  1st (ft)2nd (ft)Pts
1Simon Ammann, SWI321323269.0
2Sven Hannawald, GER318324267.5
3Adam Malysz, POL323321263.0
Best USA: 11th (TIE), Alan Alborn (298, 305, 240.0 pts).

Large Hill

  1st (ft)2nd (ft)Pts
1Simon Ammann, SWI434436281.4
2Adam Malysz, POL429419269.7
3Matti Hautamaeki, FIN416411256.0
Best USA: 34th, Alan Alborn (379, DNP, 105.4 pts).

Team (Large Hill)

  Pts
1Germany974.1
2Finland974.0
3Slovenia946.3
GER—Sven Hannawald, Stephan Hocke, Michael Uhrmann, Martin Schmitt; FIN—Matti Hautamaeki, Veli-Matti Lindstroem, Risto Jussilainen, Janne Ahonen; SLO—Damjan Fras, Primoz Peterka, Robert Kranjec, Peter Zonta.
USA entry: 11th; Brian Welch, Tommy Schwall, Clint Jones, Alan Alborn (728.4).

Nordic CombinedMedal SportsYoungest and Oldest Gold Medalists in an Individual Event

More on Ski Jumping from Fact Monster: