Norway Wins Large Hill Team Ski Jumping Gold

Norway went into the last round with a 22-point lead and finished with a total of 1,098.5

Pyeongchang Olympics Ski Jumping Men
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Robert Johansson nailed a jump of 136 meters in the final round to give Norway the gold medal in large hill team ski jumping, his third medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics. 

Norway went into the last round with a 22-point lead and finished with a total of 1,098.5, well clear of defending champion Germany, which took the silver medal with 1,075.7. Poland finished third with a total of 1,072.4 for its first Olympic medal in the team event. 

Norway has won three of the four men's team events in the World Cup this season and had the deepest team with its four jumpers in the top 12 in the standings. It was Norway's 11th gold medal of the games.

Johansson also won bronze medals in the normal and large hill. The last ski jumper to win a medal in each of the three men's ski jumping events at a single Olympics was Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer in 2010.

Team USA's Kevin Bickner, Michael Glasder, Casey Larson and William Rhoads, finished in 9th place with 377.2 points in the first round and did not qualify for the second round.

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