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Kasai and Ammann share victory in Ruka

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Kasai and Ammann share victory in Ruka

<p>Japan’s Noriaki Kasai and Switzerland’s Simon Ammann kept their composure to share victory in the second event of the <span class="caps">FIS</span> Ski jumping World Cup in Ruka on Saturday. </p> <p>Kasai cleared 145m with his first jump before sealing top spot with his second for a combined total of 272,2 points. </p> <p>The 48-year-old, who holds the record for the most individual and team performances in the World Cup, was later joined by Ammann thanks to this remarkable second jump. </p> <p>The Swiss cleared 144m while Germany’s Severin Freund completed the podium, 3.5 points further back </p> <p>Slovenia’s Peter Prevc and Michael Hayböck finished fourth and fifth respectively.</p>