| 28 August 1995 (age 20)
Ruhpolding, Germany (1995-08-28) |
206.5 m (677 ft)
Planica, 22 Mar 2013
Tanja Wellinger, Julia Wellinger
Ski jumping at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Men's Large hill team
Severin Freund, Andreas Wank, Marinus Kraus, Richard Freitag, Gregor Schlierenzauer
Andreas Wellinger (born 28 August 1995) is a German ski jumper. His career best achievements include gold medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics and 2017 Ski Jumping World Championships, and silver at the 2016 Ski Flying World Championships; all in team competitions. His best overall World Cup finish is fourth in the 2016/17 season.
Wellinger's debut in FIS Ski Jumping World Cup took place in 2012 on competition on small hill in Lillehammer. He led after the first round but in the second round he fell on fifth place. The same year, he won the large hill team event in Kuusamo and got two individual podiums in Sochi and Engelberg as well. During the 2012/2013 season he reached 393 points and finished in World cup in 20th place.
He won the summer Grand prix FIS Ski Jumping in 2013, ahead of Slovene ski jumper Jernej Damjan. At the first competition in season 2013/2014 in Klingenthal, he was second and that was his third podium. In Engelberg, the same year, he also finished second. He ended the Four Hills Tournament in 10th place. Then he won in Wisla 2014. He was in Germany's ski jumping 2014 Winter Olympics team. He was sixth on a small individual hill and won a golden medal with Germany on a team event. He ended 2013/2014 season on 9th place. He started season 2014/2015 in Klingenthal with 3rd place. In Ruka he had a bad fall and broke his collarbone and next jumped on the 6th of March in Lahti.
Andreas Wellinger Wikipedia