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Slovenia wins World Cup team event

Updated: January 11, 2013, 4:33 PM ET
Associated Press

ZAKOPANE, Poland -- Slovenia surprisingly won a ski jumping World Cup team event Friday, capitalizing on a late mistake by host Poland and sub-par performances from the usual favorites.

The Polish team led for most of the competition until Krzysztof Mietus had a disappointing second jump in the second-to-last round. The Slovenian team of Yurij Tepes, Robert Kranjec, Yaka Hvala and Peter Prevc took full advantage, finishing with 963.5 points for the victory. Poland was second with 954.4, ...

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