Malysz wins second ski jumping event in two days
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.
Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press
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