Poles achieve record points at Ski Jumping World Cup
Polish ski jumpers have achieved a record number of points for Poland during the 2018/19 Ski Jumping World Cup. The white-and-reds notched up a total of 6,083 points throughout the 2018/19 season.
The 6,083 points for Poland during the 2018/19 Ski Jumping World Cup season is a huge increase on the country's previous record of 3,733 points, amassed over the 2016/17 season.
Poland also hit a new record for their 173.8 average point gain in 35 competitions (28 individual and seven team events).
In the general classifications of the World Cup, Poland's Kamil Stoch took third place with a score of 1,288 points, Piotr Żyła came in fourth with a total of 1,131 points and Dawid Kubacki was placed fifth with 988 points. Kubacki and Żyła improved on their previous best positions, as did Jakub Wolny with an overall score of 328.
Stefan Hula (69 points) and Maciej Kot (25 points) both scored worse than their previous best, while Paweł Wąsek appeared on the points board for the first time with 4 points.
Poland's worst season of this century was during the 2003/04 season when the white-and-reds achieved a grand total of 602 points.