Stoch ends Ammann’s golden run to claim first ski jump title

The 26 year-old arrived in Sochi as the red-hot favourite, having already captured the large hill world title and leading the way in the World Cup series.

He claimed victory at the RusSki Gorski Ski Jumping Centre with jumps of 105.5m and 103.5m, for a total of 278 points.

That gave him a 12.7-point advantage over second-placed Peter Prevc of Slovenia, with Norway’s Anders Bardal winning bronze on 264.1 pts.

«In the morning I had serious health problems, and I thought I was not going to jump,” revealed the newly crowned champion, Poland’s first ski jump gold medal winner since Wojciech …read more

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