Prevc leads Slovenian sweep at World Cup ski jump

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) Peter Prevc led a Slovenian sweep at a ski jumping World Cup event in Japan on Saturday.

Prevc had jumps of 131.5 and 136.5 meters for a total of 299 points, 16 points ahead of his brother Domen Prevc, who had jumps of 129.5 and 134.5 meters.

Robert Kranjec was third - with two jumps of 131.5 and 281.9 points - for his first World Cup podium finish in two years.

Japanese veteran Noriaki Kasai was fourth.

Last season's overall World Cup winner Severin Freund finished 10th after a fall in the final, with the German appearing unhurt.

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