Czech Jan Matura wins 2nd World Cup ski jump event



SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Jan Matura of the Czech Republic won a large hill event Sunday for his second straight victory in World Cup ski jumping.

Matura landed jumps of 132.5 and 133 meters for a total of 247 points. He beat Robert Kranjec of Slovenia by 1.3 points. Kranjec had jumps of 131 and 134 meters. Andreas Wank of Germany finished third with 241 points.

Matura won his first World Cup on Saturday. He took advantage of a weakened field, with many top jumpers skipping the trip to Japan.