Stoch wins last ski jump WCup event before Sochi

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WILLINGEN, Germany (AP) - World champion Kamil Stoch of Poland won the last ski jump World Cup event before the Sochi Olympics to reclaim his lead in the overall standings on Sunday.

Stoch soared 147 meters in his first jump and 145 in his second for a total of 271.4 points. It was his fourth victory of the season, and second of the weekend.

Local favorite Severin Freund was second again, with jumps of 141.5 and 134 meters for 257.9 points.

Peter Prevc of Slovenia was third after jumps of 145.5 and 132 earned him 247.3 points.

Noriaki Kasai of Japan missed the podium by only 0.9 points after jumping 141 and 135.5, his second near miss in as many days.

Stoch moved to 921 points in the standings, 13 ahead of Prevc.

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