Morgenstern wins in Szczyrk

Wed, 20 Jul 18:40:00 2011

Thomas Morgenstern beat fellow Austrian Gregor Schlierenzauer to gold in the Continental Cup ski jumping event in Szczyrk, Poland.

- Morgenstern's Szczyrk win

Morgenstern's jump of 103m on the sun-drenched, artificial grass jump helped him to score 268 points, 6.6 more than his compatriot.

Local ski jumper Kamil Stoch was close behind in third with 258.2 despite recording the day's longest jump, 50cm further than Morgenstern.

The Continental Cup season now moves on to the next event in Zakopane, beginning on Thursday.

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