Skip to Content

Austria wins Olympic gold in ski jumping team event

KIFI

By LARRY LAGE
AP Sports Writer

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Austria won Olympic gold in the ski jumping team event at the Beijing Games. Manuel Fettner jumped 128 meters on his final jump to seal the first-place finish. The team of Fettner, Stefan Kraft, Daniel Huber and Jan Hoerl combined to score 942.7 points. That was 8.3 points better than Slovenia after a combination of jaw-dropping distances and style that impressed the judges. The Slovenians earned silver and Germany won bronze. Slovenia went into the final round with a nine-point lead over Austria.

Article Topic Follows: AP National Sports

Jump to comments ↓

Associated Press

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content