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Ski jumping: Austria claim team victory in Oslo

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By Euronews
Ski jumping: Austria claim team victory in Oslo

<p>Austria held off the stiff competition of Germany and Poland to win a World Cup ski jumping team event on Saturday in Oslo, Norway.</p> <p>Stefan Kraft, who has won four individual events this season and is second in the overall standings, was the last man of his team to jump and produced a fine effort of 134.5 metres to help seal the win.</p> <p>Michael Hayboeck, Manuel Fettner and Markus Schiffner made up Austria’s winning quartet.</p> <p>Germany, winners of January’s team event in Zakopane, had to settle for the runner’s up spot.</p> <p>The team of Markus Eisenbichler, Stephan Leyhe, Richard Freitag and Andreas Wellinger were 12.5 points behind Austria.</p> <p>Poland have won two team events this season but came up short in Oslo to round out the podium in third.</p> <p>Norway were fourth while Japan completed the top five.</p>