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Norwegian quartet shine in Planica

Norwegian quartet shine in Planica
By Sportsbeat

25/03/2017 at 13:05Updated 25/03/2017 at 13:34

Norway made it back-to-back ski-jumping team World Cup wins after triumphing in Planica, Slovenia.

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In the penultimate event of this season's World Cup campaign, the Norwegian quartet of Robert Johansson, Johan Andre Forfang, Anders Fannemal and Andreas Stjernen claimed the win with a total of 1551.6.

They led from start to finish, with Johansson and Forfang getting Norway off to a great start meaning that they held on to too spot despite Stjernen only recording the tenth and fourth best jumps in the final round.

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And third went to Poland, with Kamil Stoch recording the best two jumps in the final round to see them score 1493.8 and pip Austria to the final spot on the podium.

With one event remaining Poland lead the Nations Cup standings on 5727 points, with Austria second on 5451 and Germany third with 5358.

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