Germany’s Severin Freund wins World Cup ski jump

KUOPIO, Finland (AP) — Germany’s Severin Freund leapt to his sixth victory of the season in a World Cup ski jump on Tuesday.

In an event moved to a normal size hill and reduced to one round, Freund jumped 103.5 meters for 139.3 points.

Anders Bardal of Norway was second with a 102.5 meter-jump worth 135.9 points. Austria’s Stefan Kraft shared third with Switzerland’s Simon Ammann with 132.5 points.

World Cup leader Petr Prevc of Slovenia managed only a 17th-place finish and dropped to third in the standings.

Kraft moved top with 1,368 points, followed by Freund on 1,343 and Prevc with 1,329.