slam skiing speed figure hockey bobsled luge curling biathlon canoe SLAM!  NAGANO
SLAM! Nagano SLAM! Nagano Events SLAM! Nagano Schedules SLAM! Nagano Columnists SLAM! Nagano Photo Gallery SLAM! Nagano Team Canada SLAM! Nagano History SLAM! Nagano Medals SLAM! Nagano Results SLAM! Nagano News  LINEUP
biathlon bobsled curling figskating hockey_women hockey_men luge nordiccombined skialpine skifree skijump skixcountry speedskate shorttrack snowboard SLAM!  NAGANO


ALSO ON SLAM!
  • Hockey
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football


    CANOE SLAM! Sports Jam! Showbiz CNEWS Money ALSO ON CANOE
  • HELP
  • SEARCH

  • CANOE NAGANO '98 ISP DIRECTORY

  • canada sked medal results SLAM!  NAGANO

    Sunday, January 18, 1998

    Kucera wins Nordic combined event

     CHAUX-NEUVE, France (AP) -- Milan Kucera of the Czech Republic earned his first World Cup victory, edging Felix Gottwald of Austria in a Nordic combined event Sunday.
     Kucera was in third place following the jumping portion of the event with a score of 234 points. He trailed Ludovic Roux of France and Mario Stecher of Austria.
     In the afternoon, Kucera, the 1991 junior world champion, was timed in 43 minutes, 13.2 seconds, for the 15-kilometer cross-country skiing, overtaking Roux and Stecher, both over 44 minutes.
     Gottwald finished second and Roux third.
     Bjarte Engen Vik of Norway leads the World Cup standings after nine events.
     
     
     World Cup Nordic Combined Results
     CHAUX-NEUVE, France (AP) -- Results Sunday of a World Cup Nordic combined World Cup event Sunday with ski jumping and cross-country placing in parentheses and time behind:
     1. Milan Kucera, Czech Republic (3 - 8).
     2. Felix Gottwald, Austria, .2 seconds behind (6 - 5)
     3. Ludovic Roux, France, 15.9 (1 - 19)
     4. Christoph Eugen, Austria, 1 minute, 4.4 seconds (4 - 15)
     5. Mario Stecher, Asutria, 1:30.5 ( 2 - 25)
     6. Bjarte Engen Vik, Norway, 1:58.4 (16 - 3)
     7. Sylvain Guillaume, France, 2:31.9 (11 - 13)
     8. Ronny Ackermann, Germany, 2:42.3 (8 - 18)
     9. Kristian Hammer, Norway, 3:04.5 (21 - 4)
     10. Matthias Looss, Germany, 3:05.3 (19 - 6)
     World Cup Standings
     (After nine events)
     1. Vik 895 points.
     2. Stecher 815
     3. Hannu Manninen, Finland, 622.
     4. Gottwald 590
     5. Todd Lodwick, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 554,
     6. Eugen 522
     7. Kucera 499
     8. Samppa Lajunen, Finland, 469
     9. Jari Mantila, Finland, 392,
     10. Ackermann 390