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Another Slovenian double win wraps up World Cup season in Planica

Ljubljana, 20 March - Peter Prevc and Robert Kranjec wrapped up a dream season for Slovenian ski jumping on Sunday, taking first and second place in the second double Slovenian win of the World Cup finale on the giant hill in Planica.

Planica
Tens of thousands gathered for the World Cup season final in Planica.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Planica
Tens of thousands gathered for the World Cup season final in Planica.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Planica
Tens of thousands gathered for the World Cup season final in Planica.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Prevc, who had secured the overall World Cup win prior to the finale, made history with the record 15th individual victory of the season and 22nd podium finish.

He beat overall World Cup runner-up Severin Freund of Germany by over 800 points with 2,303 points won in the season, another all-time record.

Kranjec added to his Friday win with second place today, proving that at 35 he remains one of the pre-eminent ski-flying specialists.

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