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Anders Jacobsen of Norway continued his domination of the 61st edition of the prestigious Four Hills ski jumping competition on Tuesday when he won the second leg in Garmisch-Partenkirchen Germany.

Winner of the first stop in Oberstdorf on Sunday Jacobsen was again in flying form and put together leaps of 131 and 143 metres to claim top spot for the second consecutive event.

After two of the four legs the 2007 Four Hills champion has 586 points 12 points clear of Austrian Gregor Schlierenzauer.

Schlierenzauer – the defending four hills champion and overall world cup leader – was second in Garmisch as he was in Sunday’s Obersdorf stop.

The 22-year-old posted jumps of 134 and 136,5 metres to finish the day just 0.9 points off the pace.

Norway’s Anders Bardal rounded off the podium in third place following jumps of 136,5 and 135,5 metres.

Bardal – who is last year’s overall world cup champion moves up to sixth on the four hills standings 52 points behind leader Jacobsen. It also lifts him up to fourth in the world cup classifications 238 points off Schlierenzauer.

The third Four Hills event takes place in Innsbruck on Friday Anders Jacobsen of Norway conintued his domination of the 61st editino of the prestigious Four Hills ski jumping competition on Tuesday when he won the second leg in Garmisch-Partenkirchen Germany.

Winner of the first stop in Obersdorf on Sunday Jacobsen was again in flyinf form and put together leaps of 131 and 143 metres to claim top spot again.

After two of the four legs the 2007 four hills champion has 586 points 12 points clear of Austrian Gregor Schlierenzauer.

Schlierenzauer – the defending four hills champion and overall world cup leader – was second in Garmisch as he was in Sunday’s Obersdorf stop.

The 22-year-old posted jumps of 134 and 136,5 metres to finish the day just 0.9 points off the pace.

Norways Anders Bardal rounded off the podium in third place following jumps of 136,5 and 135,5 metres.

Bardal – who is last year’s overall world cup champion moves up to sixth on the four hills standings 52 points behind leader Jacobsen.

It also lifts him up to fourth in the world cup classifications 238 points off Schlierenzauer.

The third four hills event takes place in Innsbruck on Friday