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Overview (3)

Born in Traunstein, Bavaria, Germany
Nickname Andy
Height 6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born on 28 August 1995 in Ruhpolding, Germany, Wellinger is a professional ski jumper. His debut in FIS Ski Jumping World Cup occurred in 2012 in Lillehammer. The event was very successful for him as he led in the competition. Sadly during the second round he ended up on 5th position. As a member of the German, Wellinger won the team large hill event in Kuusamo in 2012 and made 2 individual podiums in Sochi and Engelberg. During the 2013-2014 season he won the summer Grand prix FIS Ski Jumping and in Klingenthal, he was 2nd. The same thing happened in Engelberg, another 2nd position. He achieved his personal best jump of 206.5 m (677 ft) in Planica. On 16 January 2014, Wellinger made his first World Cup victory in Wisla. At the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, his first ever, he won a gold medal in the team large hill event alongside Severin Freund, Andreas Wank and Marinus Kraus. The season finished for at 9th place in the overall. The 2014-2015 season began in Klingenthal with a 3rd place. Unfortunately in Ruka, Andreas Wellinger suffered a bad fall and broke his collarbone. During the 2016 FIS Ski Flying World Championships in Bad Mitterndorf, he won a silver medal in the team event.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Lara Cain

Trade Mark (1)

Striking blue eyes

Trivia (20)

In season 2012-2013, reached 393 points and finished 20th in the overall.
Won one gold Olympic medal in the team large hill event in Sochi in 2014.
Won a silver medal in the team event at the FIS Ski Flying World Championships in 2016 in Bad Mitterndorf.
At the first competition in season 2013-2014 in Klingenthal finished 2nd and that was his third podium.
In 2012 won the large hill team event in Kuusamo.
Made his World Cup debut in 2012.
His club is SC Ruhpolding.
Speaks English.
Enjoys surfing.
Skies with Fluege.de.
Resides in Weissbach.
Has 6 individual podiums.
Has one individual victory - on 16 January 2014 in the large hill event in Wisla.
In Ruka had a bad fall and broke his collarbone and next jumped on 6 March 2015 in Lahti.
Is a professional ski jumper.
Finished 6th in the small individual hill at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.
Coach is Werner Schuster.
Won the summer Grand Prix FIS Ski Jumping in 2013.
Ended the 2013-2014 season on 9th place in the overall.
On 22 March 2013 achieved his personal best career jump: 206.5 m (677 ft) in Planica.

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