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Hat trick of wins for Michael Hayboeck in Finland


KUOPIO, Finland (AP) Michael Hayboeck of Austria won with the last jump on Tuesday, holding off Daniel Andre Tande of Norway for a hat trick of victories in Finland.

Hayboeck jumped 131 and 129 meters for 264.5 points, while Tande had jumps of 131.5 and 127 meters.

Hayboeck also won events on Friday and Sunday.

Stefan Kraft of Austria took third, and World Cup-leading Peter Prevc was fourth.

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Prevc managed only fourth, fifth and ninth placings in Finland after winning 11 times during the season, but overall the Slovenian has 1,698 points and a huge 559-point lead over Germany's Severin Freund. With 300 points from Finland, Hayboeck has moved to third on 1,018.

Almost all jumpers encountered challenging winds on Tuesday which constantly changed direction.