Ema Klinec wins Vikersund ski flying event with 226-metre world record

Vikersund, 19 March - Slovenian ski jumper Ema Klinec won the first official ski flying competition for women in Vikersund, Norway, on Sunday. Setting the world record with her 226-metre jump in the first series, she landed at 223 metres in the second one for a total of 414.7 points, winning 41 points ahead of Norwegian Sije Opseth (211 and 207 metres).

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Slovenian ski jumper Ema Klinec at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
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