Ryoyu Kobayashi, who won gold in the men’s normal hill ski jumping event and silver on the large hill at the Beijing Winter Olympics, claimed his eighth World Cup victory of the season on Sunday.

As one of five Japanese competing in the 130-meter large hill event in Lahti, Finland, Kobayashi placed fifth after his first jump of 125 meters, then elevated himself to the lead with his second jump of 130.5 meters that gave him a total of 278 points.

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