Ski jumping double world gold for Austria's Kraft

Lahti (Finland) (AFP) –


Austrian ski jumper Stefan Kraft claimed his second gold medal at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti by winning Thursday's large hill competition.

Kraft clinched the normal hill title five days ago and added to his haul with two jumps of 127.5 metres at the Finnish resort, while Andreas Wellinger of Germany pocketed his second silver of the event.

Kraft scored 279.3 points to edge out Wellinger (278.0) with Poland's Piotr Zyla earning bronze.