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Malysz wins second ski jumping event in two days

2/4/2007

TITISEE-NEUSTADT, Germany -- Adam Malysz of Poland used a
strong second leap Sunday to win his second World Cup ski jumping
event in two days.

After tying the hill record with a leap of 145.0 meters
Saturday, Malysz jumped 134.5 on his second attempt Sunday to win
his 32nd World Cup meet with 257.7 points.

Austrian teenager Gregor Schlierenzauer ended his slump by
finishing second with 245.7 points, while Dmitri Vassilyev of
Russia was third with 242.4.

Anders Jacobsen of Norway finished fourth and retained his lead
in the World Cup standings after 15 of 23 events with 987 points.
Schlierenzauer is second with 801 points and Malysz third with 757.