Germany Wins Team Ski Jumping Gold

(Krasnaya Polyana, Russia) -- Germany has its Olympic-leading eighth gold medal after winning the team ski jumping competition. The Germans sealed the win on the final attempt at RusSki Gorki Jumping Center. Germany finished with 1,041.1 points to dethrone two-time defending Olympic champion Austria, which finished 2.7 points behind to take silver. Japan came in third to win bronze. The U.S. was 10th in the first round and failed to qualify for the final.