Lundby beats Althaus to win her 2nd ski jumping World Cup

Maren Lundby from Norway, center, celebrating her victory next to second placed Katharina Althaus from Germany, left, and third placed Sara Takanashi from Japan, right, after the FIS Ladies Ski Jumping World Cup in Hinterzarten, Germany, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (Felix Kaestle/dpa via AP)

Maren Lundby of Norway won her second ski jumping World Cup of the season to share the overall lead with Katharina Althaus

HINTERZARTEN, Germany — Maren Lundby of Norway won her second ski jumping World Cup of the season on Sunday to share the overall lead with Katharina Althaus.

The 23-year-old Lundby soared 105 meters with her first jump and 102 on her second for 269.1 points, beating Althaus by 14.4 points after the German's jumps of 102.5 and 99 meters.

Japan's Sara Takanashi was third with 98 and 100 meters.

Both Lundby and Althaus have two wins and two second-place finishes from four events. They lead with 360 points, ahead of Takanashi on 220.

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