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Ski-Jumps: Prevc wins World Cup Event, Takes Overall Lead

Slovenia’s Peter Prevc won the World Cup meet in Nizhny Tagil, Russia, on Sunday. His fourth podium finish this season also means he has taken the overall lead from his fiercest rival, Severin Freund of Germany. Prevc won the event in two series with jumps of 131.5 and 139.5 metres to score 267.4 points. Austria’s Michael Hayböck (130 and 133.5 metres, ...

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Slovenians Prevc and Flisar Winners of World Competitions

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Slovenia’s freestyle skier Filip Flisar won the skicross finals of the World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria, on Sunday. This is the first world cup medal for the Maribor native famous for his handlebar moustache. The 27-year-old won ahead of French Jean Frederic Chapuis in second place and Swede Victor Oehling Norberg, who won bronze. Flisar was the only Slovenian in ...

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Ski Jumps: Prevc Second in Wisla

Slovenian ski jumper Peter Prevc finished second in the World Cup meet in Wisla, Poland, on Thursday, which was cut to only one series due to wind. Austria’s Stefan Kraft, the winner of the recent Four Hills tournament, topped the podium. Prevc managed a jump of 131.5 metres in the first series, out-jumping Kraft by two metres but being hit ...

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