Polish ski-jumping team second in Oslo
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Poland placed second in a ski-jumping World Cup team competition in Oslo on Saturday, claiming their fifth team podium of the season.
Poland's Kamil Stoch in action during the team competition of the ski-jumping World Cup in Oslo, Norway, on Saturday. Photo: EPA/TERJE BENDIKSBY
With a total tally of 1,039.8 points, the Polish team of Maciej Kot, Stefan Hula, Dawid Kubacki and Kamil Stoch, was 58.9 points behind hosts Norway in the competition, which was part of this season’s ski-jumping World Cup circuit and also marked the second leg of the Raw Air 10-day series of events in Norway.
Poland’s Stoch, a triple Olympic champion, consolidated his lead of the Raw Air series, 7.5 points ahead of second-placed Robert Johansson of Norway.
Austria came in third at the Oslo team event on Saturday, with 1,010.2 points.
An individual ski jumping competition takes place in Oslo on Sunday.
This year’s Raw Air tournament began on Friday and runs until March 18 on four different hills across Norway: in Oslo, Lillehammer, Trondheim, and Vikersund. The tournament comprises a total of 16 rounds of jumps from individual events, team events and qualifications.
The 2017/2018 ski-jumping World Cup features 31 competitions, including eight team events, in eight countries.
Polish ski jumpers dominated the last World Cup season as a team, winning the circuit's Nations Cup overall.
Source: TVP 1, sportowefakty.wp.pl