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Planica: Schlierenzauer Wins Second Individual Event

Planica, 16 March - Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer was the undisputed king at Sunday's individual world cup ski-flying meet in Planica after winning the same event on Friday. Schlierenzauer (217 m/231 m; 442.1 points) was the longest in both rounds and finished ahead of teammate Martin Koch (216.5/229.5; 435.2) and Finn Jane Happonen (203.5/220.5; 418.8).

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Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer, the winner of the ski flying meet in Planica.
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Prime Minister Janez Jansa and his partner Urska Bacovnik at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Podium finishers in the final standings of the ski jumping World Cup, 2nd placed Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria (right), his teammate and winner Thomas Morgenstern and 3rd placed Janne Ahonen of Finland.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Slovenia's Robert Kranjec at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Japan's Taku Takeuchi at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Finland's Janne Happonen at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Japan's Noriaki Kasai at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Finland's Janne Ahonen at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
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Japan's Taku Takeuchi at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Austria's Martin Koch at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Norway's Bjorn Einar Romoren at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Japan's Daiki Ito at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Japan's Daiki Ito at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Finland's Janne Happonen landing in Planica.
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Japan's Taku Takeuchi at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Japan's Daiki Ito at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Poland's Adam Malysz landing in Planica.
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Japan's Taku Takeuchi at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Slovenia's Robert Kranjec landing at a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Slovenia's Jurij Tepes landing in Planica.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Poland's Adam Malysz landing in Planica.
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Finland's Janne Happonen landing in Planica.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Slovenia's Jernej Damjan landing at the Planica ski flying meet.
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Japan's Taku Takeuchi at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Finland's Janne Ahonen at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Slovenia's Jurij Tepes at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Prime Minister Janez Jansa (left), his partner Urska Bacovnik (centre) and Kranjska gora mayor Jure Zerjav at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Prime Minister Janez Jansa and his partner Urska Bacovnik at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Martin Koch, after his second jump and second place at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern (centre), the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season being congratulated by teammate Martin Koch (left) and today's winner Gregor Schlierenzauer.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern (left), the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season being congratulated by teammate Martin Koch.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Prime Minister Janez Jansa (left) and his partner Urska Bacovnik at the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Gregot Schlierenzauer, the winner of the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Finalnd's Janne Ahonen, the third-placed in the total rankings of the ski jumping World Cup 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Finalnd's Janne Ahonen, the third-placed in the total rankings of the ski jumping World Cup 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Gregot Schlierenzauer, the winner of the Planica ski flying meet.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern (centre), the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season being congratulated by teammate Martin Koch (left) and today's winner Gregor Schlierenzauer.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Podium finishers in the final standings of the ski jumping World Cup, 2nd placed Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria (right), his teammate and winner Thomas Morgenstern and 3rd placed Janne Ahonen of Finland.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Podium finishers in the final standings of the ski jumping World Cup, 2nd placed Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria (right), his teammate and winner Thomas Morgenstern and 3rd placed Janne Ahonen of Finland.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer, the winner of the ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the ski jumping World Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Team Austria, the winner of the Nations Cup in the 2007/2008 season.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Podium finishers in the final standings of the ski jumping World Cup, 2nd placed Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria (right), his teammate and winner Thomas Morgenstern and 3rd placed Janne Ahonen of Finland.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer at a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern touches down at a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Finland's Janne Ahonen touches down at a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Switzerland's Simon Amman racing towards the ramp at a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Finland's Janne Happonen racing towards the ramp at a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Norway's Bjorn Einar Romoren racing towards the ramp at a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer making it towards the start of a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Japan's Daiki Ito looking towards the bottom of the Planica hill.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Japan's Daiki Ito making it to the start of a World Cup flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Japan's Noriaki Kasai looking towards the bottom of the Planica hill.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern climbing towards the start of a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Finland's Matti Hautamaeki making it towards the start of a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer making it towards the start of a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer making it towards the start of a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Slovenia's Jurij Tepes climbing towards the start of a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Norway's Tom Hilde at a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Austria's Thomas Morgenstern climbing towards the start of a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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Poland's Adam Malysz speeding towards the ramp at a ski flying meet in Planica.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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