Switzerland's Simon Ammann has won the opening event of the ski jumping season in Finland.This content was published on November 29, 2008 - 18:22
It is the fourth World Cup victory for the 2002 double Olympic gold medal winner who finished four points ahead of Austria's Wolfgang Loitzl at Kuusamo on Saturday.
Ammann was top with a first jump of 131 metres and managed to hold on to the lead despite a weaker second attempt.
His compatriot, Andreas Küttel, finished in seventh place.
Defending champion Thomas Morgenstern of Germany came fourth behind Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria.
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