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Slovenia’s Domen Prevc wins ski jumping World Cup, now leads

Associated Press

KLINGENTHAL, Germany – Domen Prevc of Slovenia took the lead in the ski jumping World Cup standings with his second victory of the season on Sunday after a disappointing performance by Germany’s Severin Freund.

Prevc jumped 140.0 meters with his first jump and 141.0 with his second for 286.9 points, pipping Daniel Andre Tande of Norway by just 0.2.

Tande had the day’s longest jump at 143.0 meters to add to his first effort of 136.5.

Stefan Kraft of Austria was third with jumps of 138.0 and 140.0, ahead of Poland’s Kamil Stoch, who had won Friday’s qualification. Stoch had two jumps of 137.5.

Freund, second and then first in the season’s opening World Cups, disappointed in 11th place.

After three events, Prevc tops the standings on 220 points, 16 ahead of Freund.