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Poland's Stoch regains ski jumping World Cup lead

  • Associated Press
  • March 2, 2014 - 10:55 AM

LAHTI, Finland — Kamil Stoch of Poland won the ski jumping event at the Lahti Ski Games on Sunday to reclaim the lead in the overall World Cup standings.

Stoch scored 281 points from his two jumps, beating Severin Freund of Germany in second place with 277.4 points. Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer was third with 270.2.

The win gave Stoch 1,131 points in the overall standings, ahead of Slovenia's Peter Prevc with 1,078 and Freund with 907. Stoch, who was leading the standings before the Sochi Olympics, was briefly pushed down to second place on Friday by Prevc.

Prevc finished sixth on Sunday.

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