Kraft works to grab ski jumping World Cup top spot

Stefan Kraft from Austria competes to win the competition in Oslo, on March 12, 2017

Double world champion Stefan Kraft grabbed the overall lead in the ski jumping World Cup standings on Sunday after soaring to victory in Oslo.

The Austrian put in jumps of 130m and 132m to defeat German duo Andreas Wellinger and Markus Eisenbicher.

Poland's Kamil Stoch, who had led the standings until Sunday, slumped to 22nd place on Sunday. He is now second in the World Cup with just five rounds left.


1. Stefan Kraft (AUT) 267.5 pts (130.0+132m), 2. Andreas Wellinger (GER) 258.6 (133.5+127.0), 3. Markus Eisenbichler (GER) 244.1 (125.5+128.5), 4. Daiki Ito (JPN) 243.5 (127.5+124.5), 5. Andreas Stjernen (NOR) 241.7 (124.5+126.0)

World Cup standings

1. Stefan Kraft (AUT) 1320, 2. Kamil Stoch (POL) 1289, 3. Daniel Andre Tande (NOR) 1155, 4. Andreas Wellinger (GER) 928, 5. Maciej Kot (POL) 907