Nagiller Wins World Cup Ski Jump
Jan. 23, 2003
HAKUBA, Japan (AP) _ Christian Nagiller won a World Cup ski jump for the first time. The 18-year-old Austrian was making only his fourth World Cup appearance.
Finland's Matti Hautamaeki was second Thursday and Japan's Hideharu Miyaharu was third.
Nagiller had jumps of 132.5 and 122 meters on the K120 hill in Hakuba for a total of 260.1 points.
``I'm so happy I don't have the words to describe how I feel,'' he said.
Hautamaeki was second with 248.4 points after jumps of 125.5 and 122.5 meters. Miyaharu was third with jumps of 125 and 123.5 for 247.8 points.
Finland's Janne Ahonen, first in the World Cup standings, finished sixth with 242.6 points. Poland's Adam Malysz was fifth with 245.7 points.