Schlierenzauer Wins in Planica

Planica, 20 March - Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria confirmed his status as the best ski-jumper of the season with a win in Friday's ski flying World Cup meet at Planica.

Planica
Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria (middle) celebrates his victory in Friday's individual ski flying event of the World Cup. Poland's Adam Malysz (left) was second and Russia's Dimitry Vassiliev was third.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Planica
Slovenian ski jumper Rober Hrgota in flight at Friday's World Cup ski flying event at Planica.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Planica
Poland's Adam Malysz celebrates second place in Friday's World Cup ski flying event at Planica.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Planica
Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria (middle) celebrates his victory in Friday's individual ski flying event of the World Cup. Poland's Adam Malysz (left) was second and Russia's Dimitry Vassiliev was third.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Planica
Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria (middle) celebrates his victory in Friday's individual ski flying event of the World Cup. Poland's Adam Malysz (left) was second and Russia's Dimitry Vassiliev was third.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Planica
Polish ski jumper Lukasz Rutkowski in flight at Friday's World Cup ski flying event at Planica.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Planica
Slovenian ski jumper Anze Damjan in flight at Friday's World Cup ski flying event at Planica.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Planica
Slovenian ski jumper Primoz Pikl in flight at Friday's World Cup ski flying event at Planica.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Planica
Slovenian ski jumper Rober Hrgota in flight at Friday's World Cup ski flying event at Planica.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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