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Ski Jumping: Stoch flying high in Engelberg


Ski Jumping: Stoch flying high in Engelberg


Poland’s Kamil Stoch highlighted his status as the man to beat at the upcoming classic Four Hills tournament when he won the large hill event in Engelberg Switzerland.

With four-time Olympic champion Simon Ammann finishing a lowly 17th the home crowd were denied a home victory, but they were treated to some world class performances.

Most of all by winner Stoch, who after a second place finish in Saturday’s event, went one better on Sunday.

The 26-year-old, who leapfrogged Gregor Schlierenzauer at the top of the overall standings the day before, extended that lead to 58 points with winning jumps of 132 and 130 metres.

The timing of his second win of the season has made him favourite for the Four Hills which starts in Oberstdorf, Germany on 29 december.

Germany’s Andreas Wellinger took second place on the day while Saturday’s winner and Stoch’s Polish teammate Jan Ziobro was third.

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