Women’s ski jumping is an individual event performed on the normal hill that operates under the same competition format as the corresponding men’s competition.
There are two competition rounds: the first and final rounds. Each athlete gets two jumps and receives a score based on distance and style. The athlete with the highest combined score is the winner.
Women’s ski jumping will make its first appearance in January 2012 at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck and then two years later at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014.Learn more about Ski Jumping
Learn more about the inclusion of six new events on the programme of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014
Performance by the Kuban Cossack Choir
Dancers form the Olympic rings
The Russian flag is brought into the arena by Russian athletes
Children watch from the stands
A band performs during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
A dancer performs during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
“Sport is a great conversation opener and human-experience opener that puts us eye to eye”
Rio 2016 opens volunteer training centre and starts selection process
IOC Athlete Career Programme takes outreach session from West Africa to Central America
Rio 2016 celebrates 500 days to go and releases daily competition schedule