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Andreas Wellinger
2017-10-03 FIS SGP 2017 Klingenthal Siegerehrung Andreas Wellinger Hymne.jpg
Wellinger in Klingenthal, 2017
Country Germany
Born (1995-08-28) 28 August 1995 (age 27)
Ruhpolding, Germany
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Ski club SC Ruhpolding
Personal best 245 m (804 ft)
Vikersund, 18 March 2017
World Cup career
Seasons 2012–present
Individual wins 3
Team wins 6
Indiv. podiums 25
Team podiums 20
Indiv. starts 149
Team starts 29
Medal record
Representing  Germany
Men's ski jumping
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 2 2 0
Ski Jumping World Championships 1 2 0
Ski Flying World Championships 0 2 0
Olympic Games
Gold 2014 Sochi Team LH
Gold 2018 Pyeongchang Individual NH
Silver 2018 Pyeongchang Individual LH
Silver 2018 Pyeongchang Team LH
World Championships
Gold 2017 Lahti Mixed NH
Silver 2017 Lahti Individual NH
Silver 2017 Lahti Individual LH
Men's ski flying
World Championships
Silver 2016 Bad Mitterndorf Team
Silver 2022 Vikersund Team
Updated on 13 March 2022.

Andreas Wellinger (born 28 August 1995) is a German ski jumper. His career-best achievements include winning an individual gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics, individual silver at the 2018 Winter Olympics, mixed team gold at the 2017 Ski Jumping World Championships, and team silver at the 2016 Ski Flying World Championships. Wellinger's best finish in the World Cup overall standings is fourth, in the 2016/17 season.


Wellinger's debut in FIS Ski Jumping World Cup took place in 2012 on competition on small hill in Lillehammer. He led after the first round, but in the second round he dropped to fifth place. The same year, he won the large hill team event in Kuusamo and got two individual podiums in Sochi and Engelberg as well. During the 2012/2013 season, he reached 393 points and finished in World cup in 20th place.

He won the summer Grand Prix FIS Ski Jumping in 2013, ahead of Slovene ski jumper Jernej Damjan. At the first competition in season 2013/2014 in Klingenthal, he was second and that was his third podium. In Engelberg, the same year, he also finished second. He ended the Four Hills Tournament in 10th place. Then he won in Wisla 2014. He was on Germany's ski jumping 2014 Winter Olympics team. He was sixth on a small individual hill and won a gold medal with Germany in a team event. He ended 2013/2014 season in 9th place. He started season 2014/2015 in Klingenthal with 3rd place. In Ruka he had a bad fall and broke his collarbone and next jumped on 6 March in Lahti.

2018: Winter Olympic Games

Andreas Wellinger won the gold medal in the Men's Normal Hill Individual Ski Jumping event at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. He also won the silver in the Men's Individual Large Hill Ski Jumping event, and another silver as part of the German Team in the Men's Team Ski Jumping event.

World Cup

Season standings

 Season  Tour Standings
Overall 4H SF RA W5 P7
2012/13 20 9 45 N/A N/A N/A
2013/14 9 10 12 N/A N/A N/A
2014/15 35 N/A N/A N/A
2015/16 17 12 N/A N/A N/A
2016/17 4 22 2 3 N/A N/A
2017/18 6 2 26 19 5 24
2018/19 18 31 22 33 19 25


No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 2013/14 16 January 2014   Poland Wisła Malinka HS134 (night) LH
2 2016/17 29 January 2017   Germany Willingen Mühlenkopfschanze HS145 LH
3 2017/18 3 December 2017   Russia Nizhny Tagil Tramplin Stork HS134 (night) LH


Olympic results

Normal hill Large hill Team
Russia 2014 Sochi 6th 45th Gold
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang Gold Silver Silver

World Championship results

Year Normal hill Large hill Team LH Mixed team
2015 11 DNS
2017 2 2 4 1
2019 32

FIS Ski Flying World Championships

Event Individual Team
Czech Republic 2014 Harrachov 13 Cancelled
Germany 2016 Bad Mitterndorf 14 2
Germany 2018 Oberstdorf 7 4
Norway 2022 Vikersund 14 2
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