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Freund jumps to victory in Lillehammer


Freund jumps to victory in Lillehammer


The skijumping season has opened in Lillehammer with the men’s event won by Germany’s Severin Freund.

He fought off challenges from Austria’s Thomas Morgenstern and Norways’ Crystal Globe holder Anders Bardal, into second and third.

In the women’s competition victory went to Japan’s Sara Takenashi, who also beat last year’s Crystal Globe holder, America’s Sarah hendrickson.

On Sunday the jumpers tackle Lillehammers’ longer Olympic run.

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