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South Korea wins ski jumping team event at Winter Universiade

2009-02-25 10:19:24 GMT2009-02-25 18:19:24 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Kim Hyun Ki of South Korea reacts during the normal hill ski jumping team event (K90) in the 24th World Winter Universiade at the Yabuli Ski Resort 195km southeast away from Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Feb. 25, 2009. The team of South Korea claimed the title of the event with a total of 726.5 points. (Xinhua Photo)

YABULI, Northeast China, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- South Korea held off Austria to win the ski jumping team event at the 24th Winter Universiade here on Wednesday.

Led by K90 winner and K125 runner-up Kim Hyun-ki, the South Korean team notched up 726.5 points for the victory.

Austria settled for the silver with 713.5 points and Germany was a distant third on 677 points.

The ski jumping events of this Winter Universiade concluded hereon Wednesday with South Korea taking home two golds while Japan and Austria splitting the other two on offer.

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