All four Czech ski jumpers qualify for Olympic normal hill event

Ahead of the Winter Olympic Games’ opening ceremony in Vancouver, all four Czech ski jumpers qualified on Friday for the normal hill event. Jakub Janda finished second, Antonín Hájek came in fourth, Roman Koudelka ended 15th and Lukáš Hlava 47th. The first medal event gets underway on Saturday. The Czech Team’s ski jumping coach said the team met the first goal by qualifying, while the best Czech Jakub Janda said he hoped to do even better in the upcoming contest.

Author: Jan Richter