Ski jumper turned MP to compete for last time

18-11-2017

Ski jumper Jakub Janda, who was recently became an MP, is to take part in his final competitive event on Saturday. Mr. Janda, who is 39, will take part in a team event in a World Cup meeting at Wisle in Poland. He failed to make it into Sunday’s individual final.

Mr. Janda was elected to the Chamber of Deputies as a member of the Civic Democrats. He is one of 120 first-time MPs due to sit in the new lower house, which was elected in October and convenes on Monday.