Rune Velta won the first official competition

(Photo: Christian Ruscetta, Ski-VM 2011)
Rune Velta won the ski jumping competition at the official, historical opening of the new ski jump hill at Holmenkollen. He jumped 141 meters. Anette Sagen, who was given the honour of taking the first jump, reached 106.5 meters. Approximately 7,000 spectators showed up at the opening event.

20 athletes participated in the official opening event of the new ski jumping hill at Holmenkollen. It appeared to be a wonderful evening with a beautiful skyline. 7.000 spectators cheered and applauded, while the ski jumpers were thrilled by the new ski jump.

Result list from the opening race March 3 2010.