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Latest update : 2008-12-21

Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer, 18, achieved a victory at the World Cup ski jumping race in Engelberg, Switzerland. The double Olympic champion Simon Ammann finished third, extending his lead in the overall ranking.

AFP - Austrian teenager Gregor Schlierenzauer won the World Cup ski jump here on Sunday, his third success at this level.
  
The 18-year-old, third here on Saturday, produced two jumps of 133.5 metres to score 264.1 points.
  
His compatriot Wolfgang Loitzl took second with Switzerland's Simon Ammann, who won Saturday's event, in third.
  
Reigning world champion Austrian Thomas Morgenstern, who suffered a heavy fall in qualifying, came in seventh.
  
Ammann, the double Olympic champion, extended his lead in the overall World Cup standings with 585 points, 75 clear of second-placed Schlierenzauer.

Date created : 2008-12-21

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