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Gold for Swiss ski acrobats

What was the Exploit to the world Cup as a Skiakrobat Noé Roth in the night on Thursday as a surprise-Bronze jumped. In the night of Friday the Swiss Ski athletes in this discipline, even on top of: Carol Bouvard, Nicolas Gygax and Noah Roth of Switzerland secured in the Mixed-Team Event Gold. A performance by the young Team of head coach Michel Roth – Gygax joined with 22 years as the Leader of the trio – not high enough can be taken into account.

The Swiss Trio must be an entry in the history books for sure: Bouvard, Roth and Gygax secured the world title in a discipline, which celebrated its Premiere at major events. With 303,08 points distance, the Swiss contacted the two to favor the Teams from China (297,82 points) and Russia (296,74). "I never would have guessed. I thought to myself that a podium finish is, at best, possible. But in the victory I thought," said Roth, jr. according to the decision. A great message of victory is also with a view to the 2022 winter Olympics in Beijing: the Team will be awarded in the Mixed-Event of the Aerials athletes for the first time, Olympic medals.

celebrate and radiate visibly on your gold medal: Carol Bouvard, Nicolas Gygax and Noé Roth. (Image: Keystone/George Frey)

Roth in Need, Leader Gygax and fighter Bouvard

The 18-year-old Roth had already taken care of in the night on Thursday for an Exploit, as he was able to win in the Competition of the men's Bronze. Also in the Team Event of the Zuger retained as final Springer nerves. While Roth, in his "Double Full-Full-Full" (three flips with four screws) expressed in the super final, some problems during the landing, saved in extremis scores.

The win secured Switzerland in the Final, however, the Leader Gygax. The 22-Year-old, the Sport moved only at the age of 15 years, of gymnastics in the Aerials-received for its "Full-Double Full-Full" with 121,68 points, the highest rating of all Final-Springer. "It was done to me in Training really well," said Gygax. "In the Competition, when it arrived, I brought down a clean jump."

the two men, however, successful in life, had to Carol Bouvard make their first jumps of each clean. The Zurich-proved can bite, how the teeth. On your first jump you hit after landing with its nose on the knee: "The nose is broken," was Bouvard. Nevertheless, she jumped in and held themselves and their Team in the race for the medals.

work on the landing pays

At the origin of the recent success of the Name Roth stands once more. This time even twice. While Switzerland had put in Noé Roth during the whole Competition days, the most consistent Springer, held in Michel Roth is also one of the most experienced and best Coach. Roth puts in the preparation for years, the main focus on the landing of the jumps. In the team event, but even in the days before, made this focus paid. Virtually all of his athletes brought their jumps cleanly in the snow, while the competition made a mess of quite.

bad luck for team-mate

While Noé Roth, Nicolas Gygax and Carol Bouvard to enjoy the world title in the Mixed Team Event, must cope with the 19-year-old Pirmin Werner a health setback.

The talented Schaffhausen has moved on the Wednesday of the Training on the Race of the men, a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, as investigations at the hospital revealed. Werner was started in spite of the knee injury in the Final of the Competition and finished the world Cup in impressive 9. Rank. (sda)

Created: 08.02.2019, 07:42 PM

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