Andreas Star was the best Norwegian in Monday's qualifying at 5.-space.
the Star, who was the best Norwegian in the Sunday åpningsrenn in the German-austrian hoppuka with 4.-place in Oberstdorf, jumped 135 metres in Garmisch. He was 4,6 points behind the Polish Dawid Kubacki, who won the qualification.
Ryoyu Kobayashi from Japan to follow up on the Oberstdorf-victory with kvalifiseringens best jump of 140 metres, but was beaten on the stilav Kubacki, who jumped 135,5 meters.
Five of the Norwegian placed among the 14 best in the qualification. Anders Fannemel (132 metres) was number 10, Johann André Blame (130) number 11, Robert Johansson (130,5) number 12 and Halvor Is Granerud (133) number 13.
Robin Pedersen (128) was number 27, and Daniel-Andre Tande (126,5 meters) number 35.
Especially revansjerte Granerud, after he failed to qualify for the åpningsrennet in Oberstdorf.
- It is museskritt in the right direction, " said Tande of the Norwegian broadcasting corporation about his kvalifiseringshopp.
In Tuesday's duels to Robin Pedersen meeting Michael Hayböck. Tande meetings Junshiro Kobayashi, Granerud meets Stefan Hula, Johansson meets Pius Paschke, Blame meet Felix Hoffmann, Fannemel meets Simon Ammann, while the Star encounters Markus Schiffner.German newspaper: - As he shall live in the day