Austrians claim team ski jump gold at worlds
Austria's ski jumpers again showed their superiority Sunday, easily winning the team event at the Nordic skiing world championships in Oslo, Norway.
Thomas Morgenstern and Andreas Kofler finished 1-2 in the individual event Saturday, and a team that also included Gregor Schlierenzauer and Martin Koch dominated from start to finish to win with 1,025.5 points.
Norway took silver with 1,000.5 points, ahead of Germany with 968.2.
It was Austria's third ski jumping gold at the worlds after Morgenstern's win and Daniel Iraschko's victory in the women's event.
Austria also dominated team ski jumping at the Vancouver Olympics and the 2009 World Championships in Liberec.