Norway's Fannemel wins ski jump World Cup

December 15, 2014 1:22 pm 

MOSCOW, Dec. 14 — Norway's Anders Fannemel lifted his first ever ski jumping World Cup victory title at Nizhny Tagil in Russia on Saturday.

Fannemel recorded a total of 263.1 points after jumping 132 meters and 133 meters. Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer took silver while Germany's Severin Freund was third.

Four-time Olympic champion Simon Ammann, the winner of two rounds this season, opted not to take part in Saturday's event.

Fannemel now tops the overall World Cup standings after six rounds with 350 points, ahead of Slovenian Peter Prevc and Roman Koudelka of Czech Republic. (PNA/Xinhua)

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