Olympic champion Andreas Wellinger will remain despite the two zero numbers at the Start of the four hills tournament in the German Team. This national coach Werner Schuster said at a press conference in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Besides Wellinger, missed both in Oberstdorf, as well as in Garmisch and the second passage, also take the tour-Second Markus eisenbichler, Karl Geiger, Stephan Leyhe, Richard Friday, David Siegel, and Constantin Schmid with Austria.
Schuster: “a friend will be replaced”
“Severin Freund is replaced, he was able to achieve no increase in performance. He is joined Abel, since it is often bumpy,” Schuster said about the athlete who was for many years the best in his Team.
With the first two is the 49 Jump happy on home soil-Year-old. “We have so much substance to the Team, that Markus can show what he shows us for months in Training. He sets the Pace. He will jump even safer,” said Schuster, the 27-year-old victory of the villages.
Also Leyhe, Schmid and seal of messengers so far, with a decent performance. In Innsbruck often strong Wellinger is to find back at the Bergisel stadium on Thursday (14: 30/ARD and Eurosport).